Tag Archives: Peter Elbow

How To Teach the Art of Writing: The War Between Reading and Writing

Over five thousand years ago, people living in Mesopotamia developed a form of writing to record and communicate different types of information. Then came Gutenberg. He was followed by Tim Berners Lee, Bill Gates, and Steve Jobs. Reading and writing … Continue reading

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Peter Elbow on Writing:

“Writing is making sense of life.” Nadine Gordimer Brilliant! Simple, honest, unashamed. Those words are used to describe the video you are about to see by a previous viewer on Youtube. I concur with all three, because you find an … Continue reading

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Unity is Strength: A Connectivist Writing Lesson (#CCK11) (#ELTchat) (#sirken)

Unity is strength. I store my knowledge in my friends. What is connectivism? It’s a learning theory for a digital age, right? Is it only a theory, or can a teacher walk into a classroom, where there is no Facebook, … Continue reading

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