As Emily and Aubrey look back over the week they use their razor sharp wit to assess their innermost feelings about helping students writing analysis.
Aubrey: I think cell phones in the classroom can be useful but it has to be for more than just looking up facts about F.Scott Fitzgerald. We have to monitor how they are used. Otherwise all that crazy texting through your pocket makes me, well, crazy. Here’s what I wonder. What can you possibly have to text to people who a). you just saw and b). you spend every waking minute with? I called my husband this morning on the phone after I just left the house and let’s just say the reminder I gave him was not well received. And remember we are MARRIED. When I imagine a world in which I text him as much as my students text each other I imagine a world in which I am no longer married to anyone. Read more