Vol 15|No 2|December|2018

The marriage of vocabulary and creative thought

In Orwell’s 1984, the government works to limit the vocabulary of citizens to fewer than one thousand words in order to make free and independent thinking virtually impossible. In this article, Jamie will show how students can learn to love the union of vocabulary with creative thought, paying special attention to the role of an online thesaurus as students explore complex ideas such as courage and beauty.

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Linking thinking, reading, and writing for greater understanding

All too often, thinking, reading and writing are viewed and taught separately, thereby missing out on the synergy and power that comes from combining them into a triad. In this article, Jamie shows how the three can be employed to address issues as a team.

© J.Mckenzie

Laptop Thinking and Writing

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