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Is Writing Becoming a Lost Art?

Are we losing our ability to turn a phrase? Will this continue as technology renders letter writing anachronistic? We discuss how our writing skills are changing and how that’s manifested in today’s students. Our guests include: Louisa Meacham, a 9th-grade English teacher at Davis High School; University of Houston professor Dr. Jesse Rainbow; and Robin […]

Are we losing our ability to turn a phrase? Will this continue as technology renders letter writing anachronistic?

We discuss how our writing skills are changing and how that’s manifested in today’s students.

Our guests include: Louisa Meacham, a 9th-grade English teacher at Davis High School; University of Houston professor Dr. Jesse Rainbow; and Robin Reagler, executive director of the organization Writers in the Schools.

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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