"Behind," as in "my child is behind in math." I hate when I hear things like that. "Behind" whom?, I always ask.
WHITEBOARD (as if they're the end-all, be-all)
emergent literacy (it's called Learning to READ)
MULIPLE INTELLIGENCES(poor Howard Gardner being taken completely out of context...)
DIVERSITY(it really means nothing anymore)
TEACH TO THE TEST (as if the info on the test isn't worth knowing?)
Anything else that is edubabble designed to be a catchy phrase which alienates yet impresses....Hmph.
Thanks for this post. I understand why you don't like those words, but would please explain to me why you don't like the words literary analysis?
Thanks so much!
Here is my previous article about literary analysis and how much it stressed me out: http://www.thehomescholar.com/blog/i-hate-literary-analysis-part-4/322/.
Recently Rice University made a huge announcement about their new financial aid program. Let me explain what a full tuition scholarship means to Rice University and how to qualify.
One of the hardest parts of teaching writing is knowing how to evaluate a paper. It seems like such risky business—a subjective effort characterized by inconsistency and wild guesses. Last