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The English Teacher’s Nightmare: A Poem

A Healing Rite When People Don’t Write Right. English teachers will get this. Plus two many typos make me pole my hare out, and I’ve gotta vent somehow.

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Why I Gave Money to Wikipedia

One Educator’s Defense of the Free Encyclopedia: See why Wikipedia provides the perfect platform to teach about bias, audience, and different sources.

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College Application Essays Dos and Don’ts

Writing about yourself is tricky. What does it take to win over the admissions committee? Discover what to do—and not do—with this college application advice.

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Modern Mayflowers: Global Immigration

Where are you really from? Nationality vs. ethnicity vs. race—teaching our current & future students that people who look different can be from the same places.