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/.
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!
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.
"Behind," as in "my child is behind in math." I hate when I hear things like that. "Behind" whom?, I always ask.
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