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How Should Teachers Address Students' Grammatical Errors?

How Should Teachers Address Their(re) Students' Grammatical Errors?

Whether it's students mixing up "you're" and "your" or "there" and "their," grammatical errors are common in the classroom. Sometimes, students can't break bad habits years after graduating. 

New York Times columnist Paul Krugman asked in his latest piece: "How can we incentivize students to stop using 'impact' as a verb?"

Education Week blogger Ross Brenneman also looked at this issue, asking how teachers address students' common grammatical errors. He relates his classroom experiences, such as being taught to stop saying "um," and sometimes being punished if he did.

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Article by Kassondra Granata, EducationWorld Contributor

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