Building Better Writers through Grammar Instruction.
October 9, 2015
1. The preeminence of information over knowledge.
In the classrooms and offices of the modern world,...
When Rachel Maddow recently spoke at her alma mater, Stanford, she decried the lack of writing skill...
EdWeek Digital Directions Article on Teacher Survey
Here is the latest in a string of polls that bas...
Edweek Article on US Government Waivers
The U.S. Department of Education granted waivers to some of...
CNBC posted an article by Kelley Holland on employer frustration with job applicants’ writing skills...
Edweek published an interview with John Owens, the author of Confessions of a Bad Teacher. It is a...
1. Students think that revising is synonymous with proofreading.
Students often feel that correct me...
Active voice is often heralded as the preferred mode of communication over passive voice. It has...
One of the hottest trends in written communication these days is the listicle. A listicle is essent...
October 8, 2015
#5 In high school, language standards are recognized to be moving targets not unchanging edicts.
What Killed Grammar Instruction
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School Ratings Will Soon Be a Popularity Contest
Employers Need College Grads Who Can Write
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Why Students Fail to Revise Their Writing
To be active or to be passive: that is the question
The Listicle or How David Letterman Is Connected to the Common Core
TOP 5 Differences in Common Core Language Standards