academia reflections

Brief thoughts on grammar

What’s the point in revising a writer’s essay for them? How will they learn how to avoid comma splices or write concisely if you do the work for them? Wouldn’t it be best to identify the error for the writer, demonstrate how to fix the error, and then allow the writer to make the rest of the …

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september: thus far

Yes, it has been almost a full month since I blogged.  Whoops.  Anyway, happy September. Since my last post the semester has begun, and we’re about three weeks in.  In those three weeks, I have learned quite a lot.  The first thing? Teaching isn’t easy.  As a student, I never took into consideration the work …

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On Fall

When fall comes around, I’m usually hit with a sense of melancholy.  I’m sure this is different from most people, who usually get excited about the return of Starbucks’ pumpkin spice latte, ankle boots, and scarves (actually, scratch that – I’m one of those people). Still, I find myself sinking into deep thought, and suddenly …

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Hello August

This probably sounds cliché, but I can’t believe it’s August already. It feels like January was only yesterday.  This year seems to be going faster than previous years, too.  I don’t know why.  Maybe time starts going faster once you turn 25. Since my last post, I’ve been doing the usual – going to work, …

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Hello, new website

Well, I’m glad that I finally got this website up and running.  Creating a personal website for myself is something that’s been on my to-do lists for months. Every website I visited seemed to have some article talking about the importance of having a personal website to create your brand.  I knew it was something …

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