Thanks to the UCWbL’s Outreach Team for an awesome 2012 Peer Tutor and Mentor Summit!
This week’s installment for National Poetry Month is the ballad “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice” by Goethe, a man best known for his contributions to literature as well as poetry, science and philosophy. Written in 1797, “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice” was adapted as … Continue reading
Have you visited Chinatown yet? You should! Chinatown is one of those neighborhoods that allows you to feel transported; you can pretend you are in a different country and not just a different neighborhood. Stepping off the Chicago Red Line … Continue reading
Question: Where do I use the apostrophe? I wanted to ensure our teams win. Is it team’s win or teams’ win? Or do I not use one?
I can see you now: despondent, lonely, doubtless trundling unlikely amounts of ice cream into your trembling food hole. You reach weakly for your notebook/laptop/what have you in a feeble attempt to convince yourself that you are still a writer. … Continue reading
I try not to be too evaluative in my tutorials (or even my Written Feedback). Of course, there’s always a time to reassure the writer that they’re on the right track, or that some turn of phrase is well done … Continue reading
Last Friday my fellow Faculty Development and Research team members and I explored our artsy-fartsy sides with an inservice titled “Tutoring with Visual Rhetoric” in preparation for the First Year Writing Showcase (FYWS). For those of you who don’t know … Continue reading
Congrats to Lauri Dietz on completing her Teaching and Learning Certificate.
Hello Scrawl lovers! Yes you are in for a spook with this rendition of Scrawl Radio. Well, not really, but we do celebrate Friday the 13th and all it’s spooktastic glory! Join us as we talk about some of our … Continue reading
Ever wish you could have learned from something more engaging than dry old textbooks in elementary school? Love comics and new media teaching? Reading with Pictures, a nonprofit that has developed graphic novel textbooks that incorporate the Common Core Standards … Continue reading