Avid Readers: An Endangered Species–UPDATED — Stately McDaniel Manor

I came across this article, written in May of 2016, today and thought it might, once again, be worth your time. In this week’s forum, we’re discussing whether it is possible for America to be united again. Unfortunately, much of the public school system is controlled by Progressives. This means the little reading kids do […]

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Cartoon of the Day – Essay Writing in the age of Social Media!

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This cartoon sketch reminds me of the problems every English teacher faces at the start of the school year. Social Media has become such an integral part of students’ life that it is becoming difficult to make them concentrate on essay writing. That is why encourage my students to write on their Social Media accounts and maintain blogs. Gone are the days when essays were written with pen and paper. With the advancement of digital world, it is time we make essay writing assignments as an online exercise.

Keeping Your Child or Student From Falling Behind — The Hiccup in Glasses

This is an article I wrote for school as part of my internship in the English department. I was looking up information on education and education reform and found a gem of a video that I decided to build from. “For education majors and parents, here’s a great TEDTalks video on the state of our […]

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How to Be a Responsible Foreign-Language Learner and Speaker — Academic Exchange

August 25th, 2016 As participants in the 2016 Many Languages One World essay contest, we had to submit an essay on multiculturalism and multilingualism. Writing about multiculturalism and multilingualism is a tough and broad task, but what we can do, as individuals, is write about our own experience. As a student in Chinese department and […]

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The only 4 apps and websites you need to learn a new language (and they’re all free) — CW/S

Knowing a second language is fun. The process of learning a second language isn’t always fun, but in the end it is extremely rewarding. Over the years I tried so many different apps and websites, below you’ll find a list of apps and web based tools that I love and personally use almost every day when it comes to learning a foreign language.

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What can we learn from Louisiana floods?

Last week we saw shocking pictures of Louisiana drowning under floods caused due to incessant rains and inadequate drainage system. More than 20,000 people had to evacuate their homes and fight to keep their heads above the water quite literally. Experts are considering Louisiana flooding as the worst natural disaster to hit our country after hurricane Sandy. Continue reading “What can we learn from Louisiana floods?”