Back Yard, Backyard, or Back-Yard?
Which is correct? Backyard, back yard, or back-yard?Read More
Why Are English Teachers So Unteachable?
My headline is intentionally provocative. Sorry about that. I’m sure there are plenty of humble, teachable English teachers in the world. …Read More
What I Learned about Public Education from Subbing
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.Read More
What’s the Deal with Copywork and Dictation?
Are the exercises of copywork and dictation necessary? Are they helpful? What’s the thinking behind these practices?Read More
Three Easy Strategies for Tying Writing to Learning
Three simple strategies for using writing in various subjects to promote learning.Read More