Netiquette: Every Day

“Our Blog: a place to enhance written discourse and media citizenship among students.” What does that mean? How do we explain this to our students? In our writing classroom, we review lessons from these sites: Net Smartz On Guard Online…

Pencil Tech for Writing

One of my students’ favorite activities is power writing.  Here’s the basics: Power Writing for Fluency View more presentations from Sheri Edwards. After each power writing timed session, I ask students “Please stand if you have written ten or more…

Image Imagination

How do I use images in my blog? Attention: Hook the reader Connect: Connect the ideas with a visual Explain: Clarify blog ideas with an image Share: Demonstrate with ideas, events, examples Humor: Create Metaphors for the muse Conclude: Summarize…