‘Leave It to Beaver’ vs. ‘Modern Family’ | The Britany Elizabeth Blo g

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Even though I am considered an “English” teacher, I would rather call myself a “thinking” teacher. In my opinion, it is more important to teach kids how to think than it is to teach them what a synechedoche or polysyndeton is

You hear it a lot among school people. She can teach about synecdoche, including how to spell it, but is seduced by the impossible dream of teaching “how to think.”

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