Teachers at Work
A column about teaching
August 19, 2010By Michele Dunaway
Teacher/novelist Michele Dunaway has some provocative thoughts on how essay-writing is traditionally taught to students.For a site that thrives on vocabulary and words, the idea that the essay must die may be akin to blasphemy. We writers often cite the essay as our first foray into discovering our individual voice; it's our first official step towards being able to express ourselves through prose. Continue reading...