Tag Archives: education

Public Uneducation

Teaching to the test. If, as a teacher, you want your students to do their best, you have to have them practice what is effectively bad writing— no introduction, no conclusion, just hit the points of the rubric and provide … Continue reading

Posted in Mad Raving, Writing | Tagged , | Comments Off on Public Uneducation

The Old-Fashioned Way

A fascinating piece on how writing is, and isn’t taught today. In a world of blogs, email, Twitter, and Facebook, the ability to clearly express your thoughts with the written word is more important than ever.

Posted in Writing | Tagged , , | Comments Off on The Old-Fashioned Way