reflection on my demo of “Avoiding FRACK-ing by Building Better Rubrics” #uiwp2012

This post is in response to my presentation / teaching demonstration, “Avoiding FRACK-ing by Building Better Writing Rubrics” (slides here), for the 2012 University of Illinois Writing Project Summer Institute.  After presenting, other UIWP fellows also sent me feedback. I ran out of time, but, I feel, such is the case for presentations that rely so much Read More …

demo warm-down response “Avoiding FRACK-ing by Building Better Writing Rubrics” #uiwp

This is a down-down post to collect responses from the fellows attending my teaching demonstration during the 2012 University of Illinois Writing Project (#uiwp2012).  The comments and replies represent the opinions of the authors and may not represent the owner of this site. After our collaborative activity, please take some time to reflect on one Read More …

demo warm-up response “Avoiding FRACK-ing by Building Better Writing Rubrics” #uiwp

This is a warm-up post to collect responses from the fellows attending my teaching demonstration during the 2012 University of Illinois Writing Project (#uiwp2012).  The comments and replies represent the opinions of the authors and may not represent the owner of this site. Before we start today, please take some time to reflect on one Read More …

July 2 #uiwp2012 wrap-up post

Which piece of writing produced thus far for the University of Illinois Writing Project (UIWP) do you anticipate submitting to e-Anthology 2.0 (http://connect.nwp.org/e-anthology)? Last night I submitted my blog entry / review on the Lincoln Hall renovation. Why are you considering that particular piece for submission? I chose to submit this piece because of its connection Read More …

You are now free to move about your mind: #UIWP2012 week3 reflection

Seventy-five percent: it’s hard to think that I am three-quarters of the way done with the 2012 University of Illinois Writing Project summer institute.  In the past week, I have really been able to narrow my focus on what I want to present in my second video and in my eventual teaching demonstration.  I’ve been reading Read More …

#UIWP2012 Writing Marathon: review of the renovated Lincoln Hall @LASillinois

Today during my time at the Univ of IL Writing Project, I participated in a Writing Marathon.  We broke down into nomadic teams.  Each team would wander campus; find a place to be inspired by; and freewrite for a time before sharing and moving onto a new location.   It’s s new car smell.  Note Read More …