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Susan Wise Bauer

How to Award a P.E. Credit

Take the P.E. requirement as a chance to encourage your student into more thoughtful eating, and more regular physical activity, and you can end the year with a healthier, more energetic child.

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Why Diagramming Matters

Diagramming isn’t an arcane assignment designed to torture the student. It forces students to clarify their thinking, fix their sentences, and put grammar to use in the service of writing—which is, after all, what grammar is for.

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What About Journaling?

If your student enjoys journaling, carry on. But if he or she complains, stalls, or cries, pitch out the journal and go back to doing narration, copywork, and dictation

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