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
Why Computer Programs Will Never Replace Writing Teachers
Why computer programs will never replace writing teachers. They probably won’t take over the world either.Read More
Teaching Is All about Loving Kids
What makes a good teacher? I had a conversation the other day with a friend who is pursuing a career …Read More