Category Education

Spoonerisms

The American Heritage Dictionary defines spoonerism as: “a transposition of sounds of two or more words, especially a ludicrous one.” While on an outing with my family, I recalled a time when my uncle recited a famous story from the…

ADHD

I am constantly seeking advice and ways to improve my serve especially with regards to my family. My daughter was recently re-evaluated for ADHD because the previous diagnosis was made roughly five years ago. Testing has changed. Enter the QbTest.…

Audiobooks

Audiobooks are ubiquitous in my household. Why? Firstly, my husband commutes to work and enjoys listening to either podcasts or books during his drive. Secondly, my daughter is extremely dyslexic, had practically no phonological awareness (even though we drilled the…

Appeal to Fear

The ad baculum fallacy derives its strength by appealing to timidity or fear.1 In other words, see things a certain way or else get beaten by a bludgeon. AZ State Route 77 (Beeline) ADOT sign boasted, “Want to return to…