Tag Archives: When Words Collide

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 […]

Selecting a textbook to help promote student learning

I was walking across the stage in the auditorium before class when I heard a student say: “I love this textbook.” Needless to say, that caught my attention. I turned and saw two students on the front row looking at the course textbook — Carole Rich’s Writing and Reporting News: A Coaching Method. “I really […]