Tag: writing

Keeping My AcWriMomentum

Keeping My AcWriMomentum

I participated in Academic Writing Month — aka AcWriMo — for the first time this month, and it’s been a terrific experience. I heard about it on Twitter, learned more from this blog post,¬†and decided to give it a shot. I was skeptical because November is such a hectic month on campus. I decided to …

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Using Social Media to Teach Critical Reading and Writing Skills

Using Social Media to Teach Critical Reading and Writing Skills

I read some articles I’d saved to Instapaper while on the treadmill at the gym this week. Frustratingly, I had no Internet access while I was there, so I was forced into a rare state of readerly isolation. Most of my reading these days is grounded in social connections. With the exception of the (mostly …

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More Teaching Ideas for the iPad

More Teaching Ideas for the iPad

I’m excited to start my first full semester with an iPad at hand, ready for use in the classroom. I’ve found some ways to work around the frustrations I encountered in my first attempt to teach with the iPad, so here are some of my new strategies and plans for using the iPad during teaching. …

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