"Good learners, like everyone else, are living, squirming, questioning, perceiving, fearing, loving, and languaging nervous systems, but they are good learners precisely because they believe and do certain things that less effective learners do not believe and do." -Postman and Weingartner (31)
Great example of student using specific moments from her writing and from sample texts to support her discussion of Project 1.
Some of the genre features I decided to use were pictures, hyperlinks, bold words, and a little narrative writing. I wanted to a have a very open and friendly connection to my audience. To have a more inviting blog I decided to put a lot of happy pictures of my family and me. I showed pictures of my family because they mean the most to me and I wanted my audience to also see our connection.
I also chose to bold some key facts about myself. I wanted to make it easier for the reader to find some facts about Trazell without having to read the whole blog.
I have a very big interest in music. Music is a big part of who I am and it was also a big part of my childhood. I had first thought to just list my favorite artists and then hyperlink their biographies…
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