We’ve all suffered it at one time or another: frustration about writing assignments. Either on the receiving end, or perhaps now on the giving end, there can be a few distinctly discouraging aspects to teaching and being taught writing. The tough questions include these:
- What to correct and how to give a grade?
- How much help is too much?
- Isn’t the assignment clear enough?
- Why don’t students find their own errors?
Learn and avoid four teaching mistakes that contribute to this frustration:
- Holding Back Help
- Unclear Assignments