Category Archives: Essay Writing

Solving the Writing Challenge…

Let Software do what Software Can, so Teachers do what only Teachers Can In two preceding posts, I explored the context around evaluating student writing. Specifically, this included the time and effort expended by teachers as well as the role … Continue reading

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Age of the Assistant – FANGST or Friend?

In the last post, I juxtaposed my past as a dedicated English teacher with the last decades’ amazing changes in technology. The reason for pairing these two is that while technologies have transformed nearly every aspect of our lives, its … Continue reading

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The Next Era of Essay Evaluation: In the Beginning….

Personal Snapshot: 1995 In 1995, I transitioned from English teacher to Web-based Educator.  At the time, I calculated that in nearly a decade of classroom teaching, I’d graded over 10,000 student essays.  A conservative estimate is that this equated to … Continue reading

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