On errors and usage, from the teacher’s seat

As we discuss errors and usage each semester, you get to hear a certain perspective from me and from the readings I choose to have you peruse. That perspective is presented honestly, I hope you’ll agree, but it is a bit removed from real teachers in real classrooms. And sometimes I worry that you leave Read More

Thoughts on Diagramming

You may have seen links to this NPR piece drifting around Facebook lately, or perhaps a friend or colleague has pointed it out to you. The lead image is from a PopChart poster that I have in my office where the opening lines to a handful of classic novels are diagrammed in classic Reed-Kellogg fashion. Read More