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Fall 2011 Classes at Brave Writer

I’m teaching two classes this fall at Brave Writer: The MLA Research Essay and Literary Analysis: Anne of Green Gables. The MLA Research Essay class starts on Monday, August 29 and runs for six weeks through October 7. Students in … Continue reading

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Summer Vacation!

Yes, it’s summer…at long last. The temperatures approach 100 degrees, but the cool nights in the mid-fifties balance the heat of the day, keeping the house refreshingly cool. All essays are graded and returned to students. All Brave Writer classes … Continue reading

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Whew! Back again!

The last couple of months have passed me in a blur of motion and thought. I have taught two Brave Writer family workshops in grammar and poetry,  and I have continued to plod through the expository writing process with my college … Continue reading

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On Writing….

Yesterday I responded to a mom in the Groovy Grammar Workshop at Brave Writer about how we break out of “controlled prose.” She asked for a definition of the term, so I wrote a little about encouraging our kids to … Continue reading

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Groovy Grammar at Brave Writer Starts January 4!

On January 4 I will begin teaching The Groovy Grammar Workshop on Brave Writer. Designed for families who are stymied by or just plain “hate” grammar, but also loads of fun for grammar-lovers, Groovy Grammar relies on word games to … Continue reading

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