This word may not conjure pleasant thoughts, but it’s an old word with an interesting history. And it makes a lot of us laugh, too.
My headline is intentionally provocative. Sorry about that. I’m sure there are plenty of humble, teachable English teachers in the world. …
I used to be a teacher in a public high school here in Chesapeake, Virginia. This month, I went back as a substitute. Here’s the surprising thing I learned.
Are the exercises of copywork and dictation necessary? Are they helpful? What’s the thinking behind these practices?