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How to Teach Like a Fool

One of my most influential teaching mentors is a secondary character from a sixteenth century Shakespearean play. I was introduced to the “wise fool” from King Lear in my last ...

Let’s Do Haiku!

Sure, haiku can be an exercise in syllable counting, but if this were the only benefit, why teach it? Here are several other positive returns from composing haiku.