An English Composition Teacher’s Dream

Each new semester I start out with a positive outlook. I think about the new students, maybe some former ones as well. My syllabus is well-crafted, having paid copious attention to the details, assignments, and goals for the course – each element to build on the next new skill. Students are enthusiastic and swarm aboutContinue reading “An English Composition Teacher’s Dream”

Writing Hacks

As we ready ourselves for the upcoming fall semester, I thought I’d share some writing hacks for English Composition courses that use the MLA format of documentation styles. These six hacks were put together mostly because a former student thought it was cool when I mentioned one of the techniques for lengthening a paper wasContinue reading “Writing Hacks”