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Life Is Not Fair

Freshmen whine a lot. They whine when assignments are given; they whine when someone else got the stability ball chair first; they whine when they are required to be separated from the friend with whom they were playing a “poke me, poke you” game because of the disruption to the class. One of their biggest […]

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Dealing With a Language Barrier

This year, one of my students speaks very little English. I have had students in my classes before who learned English as a second language. For those students, vocabulary proved to be an issue, particularly at the high school level. In addition, when they wrote, sometimes their sentences would end up being structured more as […]

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