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I keep a library of books in my car to use with students. And the most beat up looking book in the bunch is Hip-hop Poetry And The Classics by Alan Sitomer and Michael Cirelli. Let’s face it, many teens (and some adults) hate poetry. And often with reason; it can be a bear. But your […]

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Are you eternally reminding your teen to do his homework? Are you tired of the squabbling, cajoling or threatening you do every night about her grades? Does he tune you out, flare up in anger or ‘yes’ you to death and then ignore your advise entirely? This kind of dynamic can be incredibly frustrating and heart-breaking. I’ve […]

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When your teen writes an essay, grammar can be either a snap or the bane of his existence. An easy guide can help out. Two books I have used over the years to help my high school students with grammar for writing papers are Barron’s Painless Grammar and CliffsNotes Writing: Grammar, Usage, and Style). I […]

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