Monday, May 3, 2010


Note to Self:

If a kid can't figure out the Quadratic Equation, it's sad.  Really, it is.  Because in life, you have to bust out the Quadratic Equation . . .  Um, I'm not really sure who uses the Quadratic Equation, but it remains important. Still, the term "intervention" conjures up images of families in tears, conversations about rehab and a grown-up circle time where everyone holds styrofoam cups and talks about their addictions.  Not exactly what you want students to imagine.  So maybe you could just change the language to "help" or "extra support."  Your students aren't wrestling Heroin demons, they're having a tough time with passive voice.


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