Open Access. Powered by Scholars. Published by Universities.®

Creative Writing Commons

Open Access. Powered by Scholars. Published by Universities.®

Teacher Education and Professional Development

PDF

2001

Articles 1 - 14 of 14

Full-Text Articles in Creative Writing

Jaepl, Vol. 7, Winter 2001-2002, Linda T. Calendrillo, Editor, Kristie S. Fleckenstein, Editor Dec 2001

Jaepl, Vol. 7, Winter 2001-2002, Linda T. Calendrillo, Editor, Kristie S. Fleckenstein, Editor

The Journal of the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning

Morris Berman tells the story of his maternal grandfather, who, when he was five years old in 1883 or 1884, was sent to a Jewish elementary school in Belorussia. On the first day of class, the teacher startled the young boy by taking each child's slate and smearing the first two letters of the Hebrew alphabet—aleph and beys—on it in honey. His grandfather's first lesson consisted of eating the letters off the slate. The symbolism of this act is complex, Berman muses, but central to the ritual is the belief that what is real must be ...


Felt Sensing Of Speech Acts In Written Genre Acquisition, Randall Popken Jan 2001

Felt Sensing Of Speech Acts In Written Genre Acquisition, Randall Popken

The Journal of the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning

This paper theorizes about the experiential dimension of acquiring rhetorical genres—specifically the way developing writers rely on felt sensing when they encounter the "core" of genres: illocutionary speech acts.


Teacher Growing Pains, Carolina Mancuso Jan 2001

Teacher Growing Pains, Carolina Mancuso

The Journal of the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning

Reflecting on a teacher education course which incorporated experiential learning in an exploratory pedagogy, the author examines how the relationship between teachers and students can affect both personal and professional lives, particularly in periods of individual transition.


Discredited Metaphors Of Mind Limit Our Vision, Marilyn Middendorf Jan 2001

Discredited Metaphors Of Mind Limit Our Vision, Marilyn Middendorf

The Journal of the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning

Teachers will be intrigued by recent discoveries in "the brain sciences" and the new metaphors of consciousness they suggest.


Back Matter Jan 2001

Back Matter

The Journal of the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning

Back Matter


A Poetics Of Student Writing, Dennis Young Jan 2001

A Poetics Of Student Writing, Dennis Young

The Journal of the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning

Focusing on student reflective essays about learning writing, I rely on depth psychology and hermeneutics to illustrate the image-making, poetic dimension of student work.


Connecting, Helen Walker, Laura Milner, Candace Walworth, Dave Waddell, Vic Kryston, Richard L. Graves Jan 2001

Connecting, Helen Walker, Laura Milner, Candace Walworth, Dave Waddell, Vic Kryston, Richard L. Graves

The Journal of the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning

Laura Milner—Steve's Story.

Candace Walworth—War & Peace in a Two-Car Garage.

Dave Waddell—Caring.

Vic Kryston—Ralph and the Unexpected Fix.

Richard L. Graves—The Abraham Dream.


Imperfection: The Will-To-Control And The Struggle Of Letting Go, W. Keith Duffy Jan 2001

Imperfection: The Will-To-Control And The Struggle Of Letting Go, W. Keith Duffy

The Journal of the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning

As I found myself beginning to appropriate my students' writing more and more, I wondered if this was evidence of a spiritual imbalance—an unwillingness to acknowledge my own imperfection as a teacher and human being.


Front Matter Jan 2001

Front Matter

The Journal of the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning

Front Matter


Front Matter Jan 2001

Front Matter

The Journal of the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning

Editors' Message

Morris Berman tells the story of his maternal grandfather, who, when he was five years old in 1883 or 1884, was sent to a Jewish elementary school in Belorussia. On the first day of class, the teacher startled the young boy by taking each child's slate and smearing the first two letters of the Hebrew alphabet—aleph and beys—on it in honey. His grandfather's first lesson consisted of eating the letters off the slate. The symbolism of this act is complex, Berman muses, but central to the ritual is the belief that what is real ...


Reviews, Lisa Tyler, Fran Claggett, Bruce Novak, Neal Lerner Jan 2001

Reviews, Lisa Tyler, Fran Claggett, Bruce Novak, Neal Lerner

The Journal of the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning

Lisa Tyler. Writing and Healing: Toward an Informed Practice. (Charles M. Anderson and Marian M. MacCurdy, eds., 2000).

Fran Claggett. Revisioning Writers' Talk: Gender and Culture in Acts of Composing. (Mary Ann Cain, 1995).

Bruce Novak. Tomorrow's Children: A Blueprint for Partnership Education in the 21st Century. (Riane Eisler, 2000).

Neal Lerner. Stories from the Center: Connecting Narrative and Theory in the Writing Center. (Lynn Craigue Briggs and Meg Woolbright, eds., 2000).


Being There: Revising The Discourse Of Emotion And Teaching, Dale Jacobs Jan 2001

Being There: Revising The Discourse Of Emotion And Teaching, Dale Jacobs

The Journal of the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning

This essay explores the fine line that exists between teacher engagement and teacher burnout and suggests strategies for teachers and mentors of teachers to help negotiate this line.


Flow, Centering, And The Classroom: Wisdom From An Ancient Friend, Lorie Heggie Jan 2001

Flow, Centering, And The Classroom: Wisdom From An Ancient Friend, Lorie Heggie

The Journal of the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning

Understanding "flow" and drawing on the metaphor of the dialectic that occurs between horse and rider can guide us to create a centered classroom.


Back Matter Jan 2001

Back Matter

The Journal of the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning

No abstract provided.