Author Archives: Laurence Musgrove
In a recent post, I talked about my visit to St. John’s School in Houston and my work with students and teachers there on Handmade Thinking. Sharon Fabriz, an 8th grade English teacher, asked her students to create handmade responses … Continue reading
Here’s a photo below from a Handmade Thinking workshop I gave last Friday at St. John’s School in Houston. Teachers pictured here are from various grade levels and disciplines. I had a great time at this lunch time workshop. Earlier in … Continue reading
Here below are some nice “Before & After” handmade responses from Martha Cox’s 7th grade students at Rotan Junior High in Rotan, Texas, north of Abilene. (Click on image for larger view.) Laurence, Here are some examples of what … Continue reading
In a recent post, I mentioned that two teachers at Shelby County Schools in Columbiana, Alabama, were experimenting with Handmade Thinking in their classes. Here is an email below from one of these teachers, Kathy Broughton, along with some incredible … Continue reading
UPDATE: I sent Codrescu a copy of my students’ handmade responses (see below), and here’s his response. Here is a great handmade response from one of my advanced composition students in response to Andrei Codrescu’s essay “Joe Stopped By.” … Continue reading
Today in class, my students collaborated on handmade responses to “Domingo” a short story in Brownsville, a collection by Oscar Casares. I asked them to form groups of 3 or 4 and use one of the 21 visual formats of handmade … Continue reading
Four handmade responses to skloot’s gray matter View more presentations from Laurence Musgrove
Handmade Responses to Stephen Dobyns’ poem “Fear” View more presentations from Laurence Musgrove.
Handmade responses to Hicok’s “For three whose response was yes” View more presentations from Laurence Musgrove.
Handmade responses to Roethke’s My Papa’s Waltz View more presentations from Laurence Musgrove.