Wednesday, December 10, 2008

FINAL EXAM Monday, December 15, 8:30-11

Just a reminder.

Email as attachments all your work by December 15, 11 am.

Email me if any questions, problems, etc.

Saturday, December 6, 2008

Monday, December 1, 2008


Due by 11 am on December 15, 2008:

(1) Autobiographical collage; email as ATTACHMENT

(2) 2-3 page discussion of your experiences in the course (email as an ATTACHMENT), including the following:

• Writing journal—did you maintain a journal? Good experience? No, why?

• Two books—did you read them? Yes, good experience? No, why?

• What have you learned about yourself as a writer? Your writing process?

Trouble in essay land?

Maybe this can explain some of the angst experienced with essay assignments:

The Term Paper Artist

Friday, November 28, 2008

On the Radio

I believe I will be a guest on Speaking of Schools this Monday, December 1.

Thursday, November 27, 2008

Bad news for charter schools. . .

A new report shows a serious failure by charter schools in Minnesota, home of the longest running experiment with charter schools.

See this news piece.

See the report here as a PDF.

Wednesday, November 26, 2008

KIPP in Ohio

The KIPP school in Ohio is facing some problems.

Note this story about the school.