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A Little Fall Voice

My students hate to write and it shows.  Those happy little writers in elementary school making their first board books have been sucked up into the morass of testing and spit back out as writing curmudgeons.  They have lost their voice when it comes to putting ideas down on paper. Read more…

By Cheryl Stahle, ago
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For the Love of Grammar!

By Adrin Fisher Not to date myself, but when I was in eighth grade, there was this thing called diagramming sentences.  There was a lot of diagramming sentences in my English class:  we headed to the blackboard and grabbed some chalk with our homework papers held in sweaty fists, filling Read more…

By fisheradrin, ago