Kessen, Kathleen, Cecelia Traugh, and Felix Perez III. "Descriptive Inquiry as Contemplative Practice." Teachers College Record, vol. 108, no. 9, Sept. 2006, pp. 1862-80. To remember: The gift of vision . . . through which observing lays claim to its fullest possibilities, requires exercise to realize its power or it relapses into a kind of … Continue reading Kessen, Kathleen, Cecelia Traugh, and Felix Perez III. “Descriptive Inquiry as Contemplative Practice.”
in planning for the fall term, i came across a note to future self from past self. 'try proprioceptive writing method in wrtg120.' so here i sit with Vivaldi, revisiting Metcalf&Simon's Writing the Mind Alive  and planning a student workshop. this method centers on process writing - not formal/crafted. the writing is done in a 25-minute burst [optimal … Continue reading proprioceptive writing.
Gallo, Jessica and Herrmann, Bailey (2014) "Transforming Writing Teachers: Two Professional Development Possibilities," Teaching/ Writing: The Journal of Writing Teacher Education: Vol. 3: Iss. 2, Article 8. Available at: http://scholarworks.wmich.edu/wte/vol3/iss2/8 This article focuses on two professional development opportunities, The National Writing Project and Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction, that provide transformative experiences for teachers. These two programs offer … Continue reading Gallo, Jessica and Hermann, Bailey. “Transforming Writing Teachers: Two Professional Development Possibilities”