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 …

@newtechnetwork Bring on the A/V to Echo Tasks! #echoAV

Over the past two weeks, as part of the 2012 University of Illinois Writing Project summer institute (#UIWP2012), so many passionate teachers who love writing and who want to see the teaching of writing improved have surrounded me.  Each day in the Writing Project, we have immersed ourselves in writing, reading and conversations that have Read More …