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Jessica Nevitt

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Mad Libs and Dangling Participles

Monday, January 09, 2012

Grammar, the necessary “evil” that English teachers cannot avoid, is often resisted, both by students and teachers alike. Thus, says one teacher, "we have developed a severe case of Grammarphobia.'' Her solution in the classroom: Use Mad Libs, that popular word game for kids.

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How I Became a Teacher

Thursday, November 17, 2011

A first-year teacher writes: "As a high school student, I never once considered the training my teachers had received or what their personal teaching philosophies may have been. I did not know what a lesson plan was." Now she knows.

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