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Reading Response: Lynch & Horton's Web Style Guide chapters 4, 7 & 9

Be careful with this reading as there are multiple pages to each chapter. You have to "turn to" each "page" by clicking on its link in the "Chapter Contents" box in the top-right corner. 203 more words
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Ms. Marvel: No Normal

Ms. Marvel: No Normal Wilson and Alphona

Marvel Comics presents the new Ms. Marvel, the groundbreaking heroine that has become an international sensation!

Kamala Khan is an ordinary girl from Jersey City — until she’s suddenly empowered with extraordinary gifts. 245 more words


Day 49: The One with General Sherman

October is a wonky month. I vaguely recall one planning period 2 years ago where I spent a lot of time googling General Sherman, a giant tree. 51 more words


Reading Response: "Some People"

Consider the relationship between the verbal and the visual elements in this short graphic story by Luke Pearson.

If all we had was the verbal (i.e. 34 more words

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Day 44: The One With Slope Triangles

Fresh off the college trip, we come back to a reading guide on slope and slope triangles. It really hits me this time that slope triangles are a more visual way to see slope, a way to break down what growth means, and to look at unit slope in order to compare slopes. 17 more words


Reading Response: Why Academics' Writing Stinks

1) What’s the popular explanation outside universities for why academics suck at writing? What’s the popular answer within universities? In Pinker’s opinion, however, what are the two major contributors to the poor quality of academics’ writing? 46 more words

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