Tag Archives: Grammar Girl

Join the celebration of National Grammar Day

National Grammar Day. How exciting! Wait, that may not be grammatically correct. Are those sentence fragments? Should I avoid using an exclamation point? Let me try again. Isn’t it exciting that today is National Grammar Day? I almost missed the big event, and my students would have, too. Thank goodness that Sandy Woodcock, director of […]

They Might Be Giants and Billy Joel remind us that learning can be something we can sing about

A drive across town running errands was a reminder of how creative approaches to information delivery can beat the traditional approaches. I happened to listen to Ira Flatow’s Science Friday on National Public Radio. He introduced They Might Be Giants, a music group who lauched into playing and singing “Science Is Real.” The song had […]