Using Metaphor to Explore Writing Processes
In this article, Christian Knoeller describes a metaphor writing assignment that offers an effective alternative to instructional materials that present writing processes in overly simple and mechanical ways. Knoeller argues that metaphor enables examinations of how we compose and revise,…
Thank You for Sharing: Developing Students' Social Skills to Improve Peer Writing Conferences
In this article, Keri Franklin provides ideas and methods to prepare student authors for meaningful peer conferences which promote social talk in students’ responses to peers' writings. Students benefit from peer conferences by receiving ideas from an audience of peers and more feedback than…
Inner Realms Journey
If you can imagine the place where role-playing games, meditation, and mindfulness meet for fun and learning, you might be close to Inner Realms Journey.
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