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The Art Of Writing

It seems to me…. “Please use the comments to demonstrate your own ignorance, unfamiliarity with empirical data and lack of respect for scientific knowledge. Be sure to create straw men and argue against things I have neither said nor implied. … Continue reading

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Writing, Speaking, and Clarity

It seems to me…. “When a thought takes one’s breath away, a grammar lesson seems an impertinence.” ~ Thomas W. Higginson[1]. While I would not credit myself as being a “good” writer, I do consider myself to be a better … Continue reading

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Publishing Problems

It seems to me…. “If you’re going to publish a book, you probably are going to make a fool of yourself.” ~ Annie Dillard. All of us cast our comments out into the empyreal void unsure if anyone will even … Continue reading

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Academic Texts

It seems to me… “There has been so much recent talk of progress in the areas of curriculum innovation and textbook revision that few people outside the field of teaching understand how bad most of our elementary school materials still … Continue reading

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Educational Balance

It seems to me… “The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn and change.” ~ Carl Rogers. I willing accept being labeled an advocate for increased emphasis on technology and science in education … Continue reading

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The Future of Writing

It seems to me… Rather than writing using cursives, I tend to print everything using only large or small capital letters.  In this, I’ve noticed, I am not unique.  In spite of being taught the “proper” way to write in … Continue reading

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