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A recent WaPo blog post, “Why Kids Hate School, Subject by Subject,” eviscerated the most common, core subject areas taught in high school, labeling almost all of them pretty much useless for students. My favorite subject, language arts, got a bit of a pass, with the author saying that it should focus solely on writing- […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.
Hi Readers, Writers and Bloggers, Well, we’re prepping for our trip to Mexico, where I will partially unplug (trusty Blackberry is going with me) and chill. This blog and freelancewrite.about.com will both continue to drip, watched by a trusty assistant! Keep working over the summer, keep writing: “Take out another notebook, pick up another pen, […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on “Just write, just write, just write.”
Recently I learned that one of the teachers at my childrens schools is multilingual, speaking English, Hindi and several dialects of Hindi. I continually struggle with my second language, Spanish, and, give great weight to anyone who can commuicate in more than one language fluently. I know that it can be difficult. Tonight my family […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on On Language Learning