In this post, we look at the Distribution Chart of Communicative Purposes that delineates the three types of writing defining the Common Core guidelines. We caution readers against the easy mistake of over-correcting instruction to emphasize one type at the expense of another.
Does narrative have a place in “careers”? In this post we continue our exploration of the question, “Why narrative?” as we look at the Common Core writing standards.
In this post, we “closely read” a paragraph disparaging narrative writing from the transcript of a speech given by David Coleman to a group of NY educators.
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In this post, we continue to closely read a paragraph from one of David Coleman’s speeches in which he uses the word “sheet” as a way to examine arguments vs. persuasion.
To top off our close read of David Coleman’s speech excerpt and to celebrate our milestone 100th post, we offer you this list of 100 things we care deeply about as educators.
Jonathan Gottschall writes about narrative’s prominent place in the world of business.