Book review: Punctuation…? by User Design

Readers of this blog will remember a previous post in which I argue that punctuation errors by students shouldn’t be ignored… There is a temptation to ignore (punctuation errors) which must be resisted, I think. It’s very easy to think that the priority must be the vocabulary and grammar, and while I would agree with … Continue reading Book review: Punctuation…? by User Design

Book review: Punctuation…? by User Design

Readers of this blog will remember a previous post in which I argue that punctuation errors by students shouldn’t be ignored… There is a temptation to ignore (punctuation errors) which must be resisted, I think. It’s very easy to think that the priority must be the vocabulary and grammar, and while I would agree with … Continue reading Book review: Punctuation…? by User Design

Think! – It’s All In The Mindset

In this follow up to my earlier post on mindsets, Carol Goodey reviews Mindset: How You Can Fulfil Your Potential by Carol Dweck. In my original piece, I reflected on an infographic which described an open vs a closed mindset, and laid out some ideas for how a teacher could encourage their students to adopt … Continue reading Think! – It’s All In The Mindset

Think! – It’s All In The Mindset

In this follow up to my earlier post on mindsets, Carol Goodey reviews Mindset: How You Can Fulfil Your Potential by Carol Dweck. In my original piece, I reflected on an infographic which described an open vs a closed mindset, and laid out some ideas for how a teacher could encourage their students to adopt … Continue reading Think! – It’s All In The Mindset

Think! – Two Mindsets

This post was previously published on a now defunct blog called Think! Language And Culture I used to write. I've dusted it off and republished it here for your reading pleasure. This post was previously published on a now defunct blog called Think! Language And Culture I used to write. I've dusted it off and republished it here for your reading pleasure. If there’s an attitude that I want this series of Think! blog posts to encompass, it’s right here in this infographic:

Think! – Two Mindsets

This post was previously published on a now defunct blog called Think! Language And Culture I used to write. I've dusted it off and republished it here for your reading pleasure. This post was previously published on a now defunct blog called Think! Language And Culture I used to write. I've dusted it off and republished it here for your reading pleasure. If there’s an attitude that I want this series of Think! blog posts to encompass, it’s right here in this infographic:

Punctuation Matters!

Occasionally I’ve had a student who doesn’t seem to realise that punctuation, capitalisation and spacing are actually things that really matter when writing. Spaces are deposited at random places. Commas are used in between what should definitely be two different sentences. Sometimes punctuation is omitted completely, and you’re left with a piece of writing that resembles a […]

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