## Questions 721: Learning By Teaching

Simon asks: Does the conventional wisdom that one can only truly learn by teaching apply to writing? Subscribe Here!

Simon asks: Does the conventional wisdom that one can only truly learn by teaching apply to writing? Subscribe Here!

Subscribe Here! Scott asks: “How is you manage to answer questions on topic – even while going on tangents – without pushing an agenda? ” This episode sponsored by BundleRabbit

Subscribe Here! In this fourteenth and final installment in our miniseries on teaching students how to write, Rob asks: “How can we support effective editing in our students?”

Subscribe Here! In this thirteenth installment in our miniseries on teaching students how to write, Rob asks: “Are mashups a good idea?”

Subscribe Here! In this twelfth installment in our miniseries on teaching students how to write, Rob asks: “What’s the deal with the current fad of present tense narration? When is this a useful technique?” Books mentioned: Presumed Innocent by Scott Turow This episode sponsored by Bundle Rabbit

Subscribe Here! In this eleventh installment in our miniseries on teaching students how to write, Rob asks: “What storytelling techniques (such as hyperbole) are, in your opinion, tragically underused?” This episode sponsored by Bundle Rabbit

Subscribe Here! In this tenth installment in our miniseries on teaching students how to write, Rob asks: “What, if any, value is there in teaching plot models and forumlas to my students?”

Subscribe Here! In this ninth installment in our miniseries on teaching students how to write, Rob asks: “I use the classic pyramid plot diagram to teach story structure. Is there another way that’s more engaging?” Resources mentioned: Kurt Vonnegut’s Story Shape Graphs Dan Wells’s 7-Point Plot Lecture

Subscribe Here! In this eighth installment in our miniseries on teaching students how to write, Rob asks: “Given the limited life experience of children these days, how do I encourage them to explore new perspectives?”

Subscribe Here! In this seventh installment in our miniseries on teaching students how to write, Rob asks: “How do I teach my students how to break punctuation rules–how much do they need to know beforehand?” This episode sponsored by BundleRabbit