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Dear potential student(s):

I am a poet, a columnist for the Coolgroup, and a technical/creative writing teacher. I have taught creative writing for many years in Florida, Haiti, and Argentina. As writing, in effect, cannot be done without proper basic grammatical skills, that implies that I would teach you grammar as well -- I mean, as part of the process. And there is a great wealth of valuable resources available to educators as well as students, from traditional grammar books to educational websites to e-books.

I have noticed that writing, as a K-12 subject, has been considerably underestimated by those in charge. Math and science, it seems to me, are the star subjects leading the debate and dominating the game. I wish I am wrong, though, in my observation.

Whatever the situation, writing is a key subject. First, let's consider standardized tests. To graduate from high school, students need to pass the writing part of the required standardized test. Then they need to submit their SAT test results (including the writing part, of course) along with their college applications. For colleges or universities that don't require the SAT test, then there is a placement test, which tends to be called different names in different states, which all students are required to pass in order to take college level classes. If you fail the writing part of it, for instance, then you will be "placed" in remedial English classes until you become eligible to take college level ones.

Further, at the level of higher education, I personally can't think of even one school or program where writing wouldn't be required in a form or another, as an integral part of the curriculum. At the undergraduate level, even Math majors, one of the groups that need it the least, are required to write papers for their English classes related to the so-called General Ed Core Curriculum, and -- at both undergrad and grad levels -- thesis papers.

In addition, what about the Internet age in which we live, where a considerable part of our daily communication is conducted via e-mail or the social media network? That said, poor writing skills, or no writing skills at all, can pose a hurdle for one to make it even in the real world. A brilliant e-mail, I believe, makes a difference, just like a brilliant letter used to -- and still does.

I look forward to hearing from you.

Best regards,

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Jean’s subjects

Corporate Training:
French, Grammar, Proofreading
English, French, Writing
Elementary Education:
English, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Writing

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