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Words Do Hurt
Today is anti-bullying week. 20% of students will be bullied by the time they turn eighteen. Bullying is defined as any unwanted behavior by another person or group that creates a power imbalance and is repeated multiple times. It is seen as youth violence and is an adverse childhood experience. Bullying comes in many forms; there is physical bullying that involves tripping or kicking. Verbal bullying involves name-calling. Spreading rumors is considered relational/social bullying. Cyberbullying is harassing someone over technology and lastly damaging someone else’s property. Here are some ways to survive a bully if you end up having one.
What I Learned From a Self-Love Course on Udemy
I purchased this course a while back and completed it today! I actually am quite proud of myself for studying something that called to my soul. ⋆｡°✩
Will You Be My Guinea Pig?
Now it's time to talk about guinea-pigs, because why not? Who among you would be foolhardy enough to claim guinea pigs an unworthy subject for literature? There's more to all this than meets the eye, so get ready for a tale of worlds colliding, oceans crossed by these fuzzy squeakers, which are according to some, always a satisfaction for the stomach. Prepare yourselves to hear marvels!
Flying With Flight Anxiety
Did you know there are over 100,000 flights per day? With that impressive number of planes in the sky, it's reasonable to conclude that some 6 million passengers take to the skies every day.
Homonyms with Harmony, Part 1
Homonyms, Homophones, and Homographs: ><><><><> Words that fall under any of these three categories often confuse readers and writers alike. So, what are they?
3 Tips To Be A Successful Online Learner
While distance learning is not new, the number of students turning to online education is. And it is not limited to students. Many employers force their employees to take some form of online learning in order to keep their job. And, yes, I mean “force.”
How To Write An Essay About A Haiku
It’s poetry month. So now is just as good a time as any to continue the Introduction to Poetry series. And I’m finally delivering on my promise to show you how to find enough analysis in a haiku to write an essay. Yippee!
Write A Perfect Body Paragraph Every Time
If an essay were considered in terms of a sandwich, the top and bottom pieces of bread would be the introduction and conclusion. The actual contents of the sandwich—meat, cheese, lettuce, tomato, and et cetera—would be the body paragraphs. Just like you would not want your sandwich filled with cheap meat, imitation cheese, floppy lettuce and flavorless tomatoes, a teacher does not want paragraphs lacking in substance.
Contextualizing "Sexual Honesty" by Shere Hite
How can ChatGPT contextualize historic publications? It can be helpful to begin to understand the historical placement of a text, going beyond a summary, however the lack of sources present a drawback. Would you use an AI tool to do background research?
The Writer's Workshop
Introduction The Writer's Workshop is an educational series in which seasoned/educated writers/authors will share their insights on developing writing skills. This Workshop is sponsored by Rick Henry Christopher and the Facebook group Vocal + Assist
The Joy Of Libraries
Introduction I just started writing this in Google Docs and then Grammarly asked if I wanted to sign up. I thought I had Grammarly everywhere but obviously not on this laptop which will be my computer home for my week in Alnwick. I wasn’t sure if I could write tonight and the lovely place I am staying in has wifi and TV issues, but thanks to DVD, a USB stick and a portable wifi hub provided by the owner I can actually write and post something, although I would have had the option of tethering to my phone.
How To Analyze A Haiku
The question kept coming up, Why does Vocal keep putting out haiku challenges? Three writers on Vocal of note certainly queried recently: sleepy drafts in “Why Haiku?”, MikeyDred in “Plague of Haiku”, and Scott Wade in “The Anarchy of a Haiku Challenge” (article links below).