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Teaching writing to young students

A full understanding of language development is necessary to teach writing in a successful, meaningful way. In Language in Writing Instruction: Enhancing Literacy in Grades 3-8 (Routledge, 2020), Lynch School of Education and Human Development Professor Emeritus MarĂ­a Estela Brisk … Continue reading

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Creative undoing of form

Longtime Arts & Sciences Honors Program Assistant Director Mary Joe Hughes, a beloved teacher who recently retired from Boston College, has published The Move Beyond Form: Creative Undoing in Literature and the Arts since 1960 (Palgrave Macmillan, 2013). The book … Continue reading

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The globalization of English

Author and historian David Northrup, who taught in the History Department at Boston College for some 40 years, has published a new book that looks at the rise and global spread of the English language. Publisher Palgrave Macmillan calls How … Continue reading

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