A radical rethinking of the teaching of writing

Monthly archive for September 2013

What if we assumed that freshmen know nothing about writing?

If we assumed freshmen know nothing about writing, we would teach them exactly what we want them to be able to do, and nothing more than that. One speech teacher has her students start by standing in front of a class reading something aloud for one minute. The point: they […]

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