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Education & Tech, was created to build hope that education based on social technologies, can transform the new century, and enable abundance not only spiritually but economically. Milton Ramirez, Ed.D. - @tonnet is the founder & editor. He is a teacher, tech blogger, writes on education, and hails this blog from Union, NJ. For further questions, tips or concerns please e-mail him to:miltonramirez [at] educationandtech [dot] com

Teacher + Scholar

If you are a regular to Blog Education & Tech, you shall remember that I am a blogger and I'd written a post about education almost everyday since 2003. Education & Tech provides you with education news, expert tech advice, classroom management ideas, and social media tools for educators, administrators, parents and k-12 students.

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Write Good English Following These 12 Rules

There is no question that writing shows how educated you are, but learning the mechanics is another story. I have to accept that I fail to proof read my posts before they are uploaded, for some reason I switch the order in the typed letters (typographical errors) and I frequently forgot I am writing, and input the same colloquial expressions as I usually talk.

Learning with'e's suggests we should begin to look over the rules of the English language. What we must enforce? We have to get grammar right, "steering clear of repetition and avoiding all the avoidable little syntax errors you could of avoided."

Writing good English means you have to:

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1. Verbs has to agree with their subjects.
2. Prepositions are not words to end sentences with.
3. And don't start a sentence with a conjunction.
4. It is wrong to ever split an infinitive.
5. Avoid cliches like the plague. (They are old hat)
6. Be more or less specific.
8. Parenthetical remarks (however relevant) are (usually) unnecessary.
9. Also, too, never, ever use repetitive redundancies.
10. No sentence fragments.
11. Don't use no double negatives.
12. Proofread carefully to see if you any words out.

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