Michelle Clark

Nancy Sommers on Argument

Blog Post created by Michelle Clark Employee on Aug 18, 2017

Teacher, scholar, and author Nancy Sommers pairs her voice with student voices in a brief video that reminds us, just as we begin the academic year, that disagreement is at the foundation of intellectual inquiry and academic growth. You might ask students to view and respond to Nancy Sommers on Argument early in the semester.


How do you encourage students to argue in ways that promote inquiry, empathy, and respect?