Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Product or Process?

In the traditional classroom, importance is often placed on the product a student creates. While some attention may be paid to the process, the bulk of the grade, the discussion, and the significance is invested in the final product. However, Donald Murray disagrees with this practice in "Teach Writing as a Process, Not a Product;" he believes the importance lies in the process of writing. Reflect on your impressions of this article and what you can take away from it. Be detailed.