Reading Notes

Nedra Reynolds and Rich Rice’s “Portfolio Teaching”

Reynolds, Nedra, and Rich Rice. Portfolio Teaching: A Guide for Instructors. 2nd ed., Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2006.  Summary: Reynolds and Rice provide a succinct, practical guide for instructors who are using, or considering trying, portfolios as a form of writing assessment. Grounded in assessment scholarship over the past few decades, these scholars showcase questions and recommendations for… Continue reading Nedra Reynolds and Rich Rice’s “Portfolio Teaching”

Italy and Greece 2017

Day 17: Everyone has an Off Day, but the World is Still Beautiful. Be Happy.

This morning was probably the first day of our entire trip that we’ve been so far ahead of schedule. Kristen, Carolina, and I were all up early and down at breakfast with an hour to spare before departing the hotel.  Our bus took us back tot he port from which we departed for the sunset… Continue reading Day 17: Everyone has an Off Day, but the World is Still Beautiful. Be Happy.

Italy and Greece 2017

Day 16: Tanlines and Baklava in Santorini

Thankfully, this morning started off slowly and very relaxing. I woke up around 8:45 from the sun coming through our window. Kristen was still sleeping, so Carolina and I went down for breakfast around 9:15, and by time we got back around 9:45, Kristen was awake.  We had already decided that we wanted to start… Continue reading Day 16: Tanlines and Baklava in Santorini