Category: writing

classroom management

ChatGPT: Friend or Foe?

I met with a group of teachers on Thursday (shout out to Carterville!) to talk about A.I. text generators and


Using AI to Scrub for AI

(UPDATE: Due to the rapidly evolving nature of A.I., the detection tool discussed in this blog post was taken down

high school English

Literary Analysis Essay Writing

Literary analysis is the hardest writing mode to teach. Narrative, research, and argument? Got those covered. But literary analysis? Oof.

fun stuff

How to Read a Painting

Literary analysis is tough. • “Explain how the author uses setting to establish the mood of this short story.”• “Determine