kitchen table math, the sequel: Why nobody knows how to teach writing

Monday, September 16, 2013

Why nobody knows how to teach writing

"How Student Writers Develop: Rhetoric, Psychoanalysis, Ethics, Erotics" by T.R. Johnson

What are the odds an article with this title will provide an adjunct teaching freshman composition  substantial help teaching students where to put periods and where to put commas?

I'm starting a prediction market.


SATVerbalTutor. said...

Yes, and to think they go from trying to master the five-paragraph essay in high school to, well, that when they hit college. Both sides would appear to have their heads buried firmly in the sand.

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