I could never be a speed reader, although I’d love to have that ability. When I read, I have a mental voice. In my mind’s ear, I can hear the words being spoken. 370 more words
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Redundancy in writing occurs when a writer says the exact same thing twice and repeats herself.
While there are elegant uses of repetition, repetition that clarifies a point, repetition that emphasizes a point, and repetition that adds rhythm and euphony to a sentence, more often than not, repetition is used mistakenly to say the same thing again and again repetitively. 259 more words
In our rush to get tasks done, how many times do we give students the answers that they could figure out for themselves? Sometimes I just need the lesson to move on, but most times, it may be more important to let them figure out a problem or challenge. 176 more words