Hey! Look over there!
Belle has a post up about her 14-year-old nephew, who's having trouble with his writing. I'd argue that he's mostly having trouble with the arbitrary dictates of that Great Horror, the Five-Paragraph Essay, and I've proposed one potential approach. Anybody else have advice to offer?
La Lecturess made me aware of this professional wiki during the weekend: nifty! That could come in handy.
A very good explanation of "why academic dishonesty is bad" for students as well as for instructors and schools over at Casting Out Nines. (Thanks to Prof. Howard of Schenectady Synecdoche for bringing it to my attention.)
Back to the grading . . . .