My writing habits are usually fueled by caffeine, quiet music, an excess of 2+ hours free back-to-back. If pressed, I would say that’s my biggest change this term: the only 2+ hours I’ve had free in one space between 10am and 10pm is commuting to and from my doctors’ offices, jobs, and the social life I’ve got hanging by a string.
Continue reading Side Effects Include…: ODD, FIQWS, and BW – Final Reflection
Both Mina Shaughnessy and Sarah D’Eloia allude to one of the primary disconnects in the field of writing studies and pedagogy: how to make space for variable Englishes. While ca$h English is the currency valued by institutions and my FIQWS topic instructor, I want students to recognize and implement ca$h English, but not uncritically.
I want my students to use their variable English fluencies to get paid!
Continue reading Fluidity v. Fluency: Informal Blog Post #1