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Yoda is Wrong About NaNoWriMo: Why You Should Still Try NaNoWriMo Even If You’ll Probably ‘Fail’

Unless you’ve been in cryo-stasis since 1979, you’ve heard one of the most famous lines from the Star Wars franchise: Do or do not, there is no try. These words of wisdom uttered by Master Yoda to Luke Skywalker are often lauded by teachers, bosses, and parents as an ideal mindset to have when going […]

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This is what happens when you let me mould minds:

Remember that post I did a while back, on sketching out my lesson plan for teaching Othello to my first year English students, where if they chose to do a bonus assignment that creatively and critically analysed the play and/or its characters I’d tack on up to 20% to their lowest grade so far (makes for […]

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