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The Comic Touch: How to Be Funny in Your Writing

Airplanes. Ben Affleck making a comeback after Gigli. Space travel. Women not just wearing—but totally rocking—pants on a regular basis. Justin Timberlake being taken seriously as an actor. These are all things that people once thought highly unlikely, and maybe even impossible, yet they’re all totally accepted facts today. The lesson here? There’s no such […]

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Which Fictional Teacher Are You?

Teachers in literature have been portrayed as villains, heroes, confidants, and of course, mentors. These fictional teachers have helped us relate to our own experiences in the classroom, either as students or as teachers ourselves. Who is your favorite fictional teacher? Do you have a similar teaching style, or do you use a completely different […]

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