We are letting down our children by not teaching them critical thinking.
I have since lost my collection of astoundingly bad writing (all teachers seem to have them), but here are some sentences sent to me today.
Don’t worry, I won’t give you away, my dear teaching friend! These were written within the last month by university students – I won’t say where (not here, although I’ve seen even worse). Behold the following syntactical and logistical nightmares:
The story really touches a lot of places where usually one story can only cover.
All religions come out of the Bible, so whoever is or has been religious has a connection with the Bible.
People only read the facts because all of the things you find in a great book you could find on a lot of cable television.
Through the television we are displayed a picture which describes the scene or the picture of a person in great detail, yet only to the detail of another person, not your own.
The human interaction with media is an everyday occurrence it is all around us we can not get away from it.
After the death of one of the greatest drivers of NASCAR (Dale Earnhart) the sport had to make these improvements to assure that others would never have to go through this tragic accident again.
When you stop communicating between other people and worrying more about what you have you don’t see what is truly right in front of you.