As someone in the communication profession, I read a lot of writing. And edit a lot of writing. And do a lot of writing. Sometimes, even I get confused over which words to use, especially if I've been editing or writing for a long period of time. It
Big Idea: On the first day of school, I not only distribute the required course syllabus and play a name game with my students, but I also spend a majority of the time introducing two critical classroom procedures: the talking box and how to exit.