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Wednesday’s Writing Tip

Is that a real word? Have you ever had a conversation where the person you are speaking with throws in a word that you have never heard before? The English language has morphed over the years, slang terms used as …

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Thursday’s Thrilling Tidbit

Did a missing comma kill a King? In 1308, King Edward II of England married Princess Isabella of France ( who at the time was 12 years old). King Edward had no interest in the young Isabella and at an …

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Sunday’s SAT Question

Medieval kingdoms did not become constitutional republics overnight; on the contrary, the change was ____________. A) unpopular B) unexpected C) advantageous D) sufficient E) gradual To locate the answer, click on Answers to Daily Questions under the Categories listed on …

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Thursday’s Fascinating Fact

The Origins of Some Very Familiar Symbols ! – To most of us this is a regular exclamation point. To the Roman Empire the symbol was meant to resemble a pen over a dot denoting the surprise or joy at …

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Wednesday’s Writing: Inspirational Quotations

We’ve all seen them before: inspirational quotations. They frequent prominent areas on people’s Facebook and Myspace profiles. They appear on daily quickwrite questions and are used by friends and families to give an uplifting word to one another. So how …

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Academic Success

“We are creating a one size fits all system that needlessly brands many young people as failures, when they might thrive if offered a different education whose progress was measured differently. Paradoxically we’re embracing standardized tests just when the economy …

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The Truth About Homework

The Truth About Homework Needless Assignments Persist Because of Widespread Misconceptions About Learning By Alfie Kohn Para leer este artículo en Español, haga clic aquí. There’s something perversely fascinating about educational policies that are clearly at odds with the available …

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Schools Need to Screen for Cheating

Experts Say Schools Need to Screen for Cheating By SHAILA DEWAN ATLANTA — This week, Georgia officials said they had found evidence that cheating might have occurred on standardized tests at one in five public elementary and middle schools around …

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Listening to what we hear.

Yes, I was eavesdropping; it was temptation talking. Sometimes my curiosity is so strong it just takes over, and I eavesdrop into other people’s conversations. While others may crave gossip, have a need to enliven their dull existence, a hope …

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More Charter Schools to Open

Updated: Wednesday, 02 Jun 2010, 11:25 AM EDT Published : Wednesday, 02 Jun 2010, 11:24 AM EDT MYFOXNY.COM – “There is a new sense that we’re going to be for teaching and learning and not for the status quo,” Eva …

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