"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)
Excellent analogy about reviewing a draft and a student working to make her writing match her purpose.
I want to start with a small story about my favorite apple pie my mom used to make. That pie was so perfect in every way, the flaky pastry crust in the crust, the scrumptious filling, and the balance taste, it was jet amazing. I took my mom recipe and tried to do it. The first time it was too sweet, the next time the crust was too hard. Every time I attempt to do that pie something goes wrong so, I give up.
After a week, I tried to bake it to myself. When I change my way and make the pie with my recipe, and I change it to what I thought would be good to me, I found the result was incredible. And everyone knows me will defiantly know how good I do that apple pie.
Nevertheless, I have the same problem with writing. English is my…
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