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My students analyze the inaugural cover of Captain America, depicting super-soldier Steve Rogers knocking out Adolf Hitler.
Know your students and how they write. Be reasonable in your expectations. Be clear with how you assess. Allow students to revise for full credit.
To teach effective writing, you yourself must be an effective writer.
One has to be empathetic to everybody. This doesn’t mean one has to excuse or explain everything. You have to explain, but you don’t have to excuse.
Exhaustive directions leave students with fewer opportunities to learn how to cope with adversity.
Students must take responsibility for what they put online. But that responsibility is shared with the journalism adviser.
In a very real sense, I eventually learned how to be successful on my own terms and at my own pace. I learned from failure.
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