Writing students get expert tips from author through video chat

College instructor visits LR through interactive video


From the screen in front, author Lindsay Schopfer talks with Lake Roosevelt High School students on writing during a Google Hangout interactive session in teacher Brian Daniels' class. - Jacob Wagner photo

The students sat in rows, all looking at the face of the man projected in the front of the class, authoritatively stating the rules for language arts. "1984" posters adorned the walls.

Author Lindsay Schopfer spoke to sophomore English students through video chat on Sept. 19, giving them writing tips, writing exercises, and taking questions. Schopfer, among other outside authors, will be giving feedback on students' writing throughout the school year.

Brian Daniels, who teaches sophomore and senior English at Lake Roosevelt Junior/Senior High School, organized the video session.

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