Nissa Ren Cannon

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Hot Topics: Student Writing Meets Our 2020-21 Moment of Crisis

"I write entirely to find out what I'm thinking, what I'm looking at, what I see and what it means” said Joan Didion, during a 1976 lecture. I think it’s safe to say that most of us who teach in PWR agree that writing provides a way to make sense of the world, and work to instill that sensibility in our students. And what a world we’ve had to make sense of this past year!