June 26, 2017

AmericanEnglishDoctor.com 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.

A Toga Is Not a Tunic

Sometimes the only solution for a writer who wants to avoid repeating a word is to rewrite the paragraph.

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Not Smart to be Smart

Things everyone once learned from a public education have become esoteric knowledge.

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What Is Pre-K?

Legislators who vote against pre-K funding don’t seem to realize that they would save taxpayers money in the long run by supporting early education programs.

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“Invented Spelling”

No child should be asked to use the tools of a written language until his teacher has taught them to him.

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Cursive Writing Law

The first step in teaching writing printed or joined is to show the child how to hold a pencil.

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