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Lost in Cyberspace: The Check for Understanding

Author: Jovi Nazareno, EdM Candidate at Harvard Graduate School of Education The new academic year recently began. In the first weeks of the semester, I amused myself by how often I completely ignored information presented right on the screen and via a teacher’s voice. I’m a grad student, I thought to myself. I should be [...]

2020-09-24T00:57:12-05:00September 24th, 2020|Articles|Comments Off on Lost in Cyberspace: The Check for Understanding

Writing as language: An obvious yet crucial view

Author: Jovi Nazareno, EdM Candidate at Harvard Graduate School of Education To begin unpacking how to develop writing skills, it becomes important to define what exactly is writing. Is writing an artifact of language etched onto some physical (or virtual) object? Does writing make our thoughts tangible? Is writing then a product we create? Is [...]

2020-09-24T00:25:31-05:00September 3rd, 2020|Articles|Comments Off on Writing as language: An obvious yet crucial view

Rethinking Time for Writing: Product, Process, and Progress

Author: Jovi Nazareno, Grad Student at Harvard University, Extension School When people hear that I majored in English, have a job title of editor, and actually write and generally like it, some reactions are: Why? You must like reading Do you have any tips to get me to write? I shouldn’t share with you what [...]

2020-08-13T22:37:23-05:00August 13th, 2020|Articles|Comments Off on Rethinking Time for Writing: Product, Process, and Progress

For the struggling writer, begin with a compassionate heart

Author: Jovi Nazareno, Grad Student at Harvard University, Extension School Too many labels exist to oversimplify the complex act of writing. I’ve heard phrases like, “he’s slow,” “she should already know this,” “he’s not paying attention,” “she’s lazy,” “he’s unmotivated by this assignment,” “she can’t write,” or “he’s just not thinking.” These phrases share an [...]

2020-07-23T14:14:40-05:00July 23rd, 2020|Articles|Comments Off on For the struggling writer, begin with a compassionate heart

To Find Writers, Look Beyond Talent

Author: Jovi Nazareno, student at Harvard University Extension School. When valued as an art, writing carries an implication of talent. I have met many students and colleagues, young and old, who say that they “just can’t write”. I always wonder how they came to believe such a lie. Yet the idea that we are [...]

2020-02-18T22:56:29-05:00January 29th, 2020|Articles|Comments Off on To Find Writers, Look Beyond Talent
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