Category Education

Assault with a Deadly Weapon

Last week, the tiny community of Ellicott, Colorado, suffered a shocking tragedy when Ellicott Middle School Principal Diane Garduno died in a head-on auto collision just two days before Thanksgiving. News accounts indicate that Principal Garduno was the victim of an aggressive driver who earlier had manifested signs of road rage. Garduno’s five children now face the most festive time of the year in sorrow and grief. A gofundme page

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Please Help Our School

Every time I see the movie Mr. Holland’s Opus, I think of my years as a student at J.B. Pennington High School in Blountsville, Alabama. I relate so much to the character Gertrude Lang, an awkward young woman struggling to master clarinet, the most unforgiving instrument in marching or concert band. One wrong placement of teeth on mouthpiece, and out come foul—and fowl—sounds. I played clarinet long before the Aflac

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Logical Fallacies

This video discusses several logical fallacies that should be understood and avoided.

The Comma: Introductory Elements

This video details how to use commas with introductory elements. It was produced by and is the property of US Represented. Thanks for watching!

Sentence Tightening

This video offers several strategies for improving sentence-level clarity. This and other helpful videos can be viewed on our YouTube channel. US Represented owns this video and its contents, and unauthorized use is prohibited.

Sentence Types

This video discusses the subject-verb relationship, active versus passive construction, and the four sentence patterns: simple, compound, complex, and compound-complex. Enjoy!