What We Did Over the Summer

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Written by Dr. Laura Blankenship, Dean of Academic Affairs When I was in school, we often had to write a “What I Did Over the Summer” essay during the first few days of school. I’m sure many of us did, and I’m sure many of us filled the page with descriptions of leisurely activities like … [Read more…]

Technology Growing Pains: A Short Essay

I wrote the following short piece to teach my Grade VIII students basic essay form – state the subject, consider both sides, and then having synthesized, decide what you think. My husband sent me an article from Science Daily, (March 2, 2012) about new “emotion sensing software” that an application development company is trying to … [Read more…]