December 11, 2017 is the work of M. J. Maddox, PhD. The content is for parents, teachers, and mature students.

Dr. Maddox writes about School Reform at the online magazine Bellaonline.


That Tricky Word “Whom”

When criticizing the use of “whom” by college English professors, it’s a good idea to know all the facts. […]

How to Parse a Sentence

As soon as a word is used in a sentence it becomes a part of speech. […]

How to Analyze a Sentence

A common mistake in American pedagogy is to teach too much too soon–especially where grammar is concerned. Grammar needs to be taught in baby steps so that the student can absorb one concept before being introduced to the next one. […]