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We’re Joking: Mynderse Maggots

September 2019 Change the mascot.    This may sound like an unreasonably bold move. But, this actually is a very prudent decision, as I will reveal in time.     What would we change our mascot TO? Fear not, for I have a solution. I present to you – the Mynderse Academy Maggots. You may scoff at this suggestion. Maggots? Really? However, a deeper look into the subtleties of…

We’re Joking: How to Succeed in a Socratic Seminar

February 2020  The Socratic Seminar is an invaluable tool in any English teacher’s repertoire. These democratic discussions, however, are the source of much stress for students. Here are a few tips and tricks to help you succeed in your next seminar:    1) Establish dominance early and often. If someone starts talking at the same time as you, glare at them, talk louder, or even better,…