D-Ped For Wednesday, 10/31


Hi D-Ped folks, this Wednesday, we’ll be discussing using digital and other pedagogical methods to work with ELL students and otherwise defined “at-risk” students in our classes.  We’ve provided some very short readings we’d like you to read before Wednesday.


Fair warning: we’d prefer that everyone be “devices down,” or not having phones, laptops, etc. out / open during the session.  This session will be discussion-heavy, and we’d like everyone to participate fully.


Here are the readings:

1. “CCCC Statement on Second-Language Writing and Writers (2009 Update)”  from /Second-Language Writing in the Composition Classroom”


2.  Barbara Tennenbaum’s “Colleges and Public Schools Forge New Partnerships”

3.  Barbara Tennenbaum’s “At-Risk Students Make Multimedia”

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About Rebecca Weaver

Rebecca Weaver, _TechStyle_ chief editor for school year 2014-15, received her PhD from the University of Minnesota and an MFA from Hamline University. Her research is on discourses within poetry communities and institutions, especially in moments of conflict. Her teaching specialties are American Literature 1850-present (with a focus on poetry Contemporary American Poetry and Poetics and American Poetry 1850-present), Creative Writing, Service Learning, and Literature for Non-majors. Her composition / communication courses tend to focus on discourses of higher education and community. Her manuscript about the discourses and conflicts of poetry communities in the 1970s is under review. She is also working on two poetry chapbooks.
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