What's the Big Idea?

Empowering Student Writers: A Conversation with John Warner

February 05, 2020 What's the Big Idea?
What's the Big Idea?
Empowering Student Writers: A Conversation with John Warner
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What's the Big Idea?
Empowering Student Writers: A Conversation with John Warner
Feb 05, 2020
What's the Big Idea?

In which Dan interviews John Warner, author of Why They Can't Write: Killing the Five Paragraph Essay and Other Necessities. Dan and John talk about student choice, the purpose of writing in schools, the often surface-level assignments given in schools today, and the writer inside every student and teacher. As always comments and questions are welcome on Twitter @BigIdeaEd 

Show Notes

In which Dan interviews John Warner, author of Why They Can't Write: Killing the Five Paragraph Essay and Other Necessities. Dan and John talk about student choice, the purpose of writing in schools, the often surface-level assignments given in schools today, and the writer inside every student and teacher. As always comments and questions are welcome on Twitter @BigIdeaEd