Further discussion of our pomodoro method – as detailed by Ed
Simon, Steve and I have been structuring our days around chunks of pomodoro writing and reading each others work. So far it has been going quite well. We arrive at the Honours lab around 9am to settle in for a 9:30 pomodoro start. We knock out three to four pomo’s (25mins with 5min breaks) before reading and critiquing a page of each others work. We then briefly debrief and discuss the comments before amending the pieces.
Here’s a demo from the first day of this pomo collective:
Structuring the days has been useful. Less chit chat and more writing is what’s needed at this stage in semester. The sounding boards both Simon and Steve offer me has been incredibly helpful. It is interesting that students from such diverse backgrounds and with such strong, individual writing styles have been drawn together in this year of intense study. Steve’s informal…
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