Showcase: Student Blog Posts

The semester has already been a productive one in and outside of the class. My students have completed three out of four blog posts assigned this semester, answering questions like "What is it to be 'American'?" and going on nature walks without cellphones to draw connections between the early American readings and the American wilderness. For … Continue reading Showcase: Student Blog Posts

American Survey: Getting Student Input

"...For his simple heart Might not resist the sacred influences, Which, from the stilly twilight of the place, And from the gray old trunks that high in heaven Mingled their mossy boughs, and from the sound Of the invisible breath that swayed at once All their green tops, stole over him, and bowed His spirit … Continue reading American Survey: Getting Student Input