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Facebooking With Students?

Emily Wall | Posted 05.21.2012 | College
Emily Wall

It becomes such a dreary task to fix someone's grammar, but if I know that student, if I know he was just dumped by his girlfriend yesterday and tonight he's getting a new tattoo, it's easier to write "comma splice" 30 times on a paper and not get mad.

Tales From College Writing Courses: The Horrors Continue

Michael Roth | Posted 06.17.2011 | College
Michael Roth

In the Basement of the Ivory Tower is chock-full of bonehead tales from the classroom. Some are amusing, but after a while they leave a bad taste in the reader's mouth. Should a teacher be this condescending?

Ink-Stained For Life: What Makes A Great Teacher

Lloyd I. Sederer, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lloyd I. Sederer, MD

The prescription for a being good teacher may be as simple as it is for a good writer, but that doesn't mean it is readily or frequently achieved.