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Booth-Carmona Correspondence

Feb 11th, 2019 | By

Return to “Fancy Pants and Pen Pals.” Editor’s note: Below is an excerpt of correspondence among Gergory Masterson Booth’s students at Sheridan High School in Thornville, Ohio, and Pierre Carmona’s students at San Francisco University High School in San Francisco. Gregory’s students’ entries are in blue, while Pierre’s are in black. STUDENT CORRESPONDENCE Margaret:​ Hi Block

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Fancypants, Pen Pals, and Real English: Making Space for Learning with Uncertainty

Feb 11th, 2019 | By

Gregory Masterson Booth English Teacher Sheridan High School Thornville, OH “It is impossible for a man to learn what he thinks he already knows.”—Epictetus I’m stating the obvious when I say schools exist as a mechanism to help shape a society through the shaping of individuals, and that we seek to shape those individuals by instilling

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