Monthly Archives: February 2021

Writing One’s Way to Shinrinyoko: Training Practicing Teachers in Creative Writing Methods

Sharoon writes about introducing a English creative writing workshop to international educators in Indian academic circles, as a model for nurturing creativity and language skills in their students.

She writes: “The workshop became the shinrinyoko for many participants. In writing, they made a journey: towards themselves and towards finding meaning in why they do what they do.”

Teaching James Baldwin

In this 1998 article from the archives by Phillip Lopate, he says “Of course I don’t wish to dilute their human feeling for this person who has suffered and witnessed great suffering; but I want them to understand the mastery of language that Baldwin accomplished, because this is part of the positive side of the ledger that helped him survive—and may help them survive.”

Teachers & Writers Magazine

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