May 18 is Monroe County Museum in Alabama Located just down the street from the childhood home of Harper Lee, the author of the famous novel To Kill a Mockingbird, the Monroe County Museum is the home of the famous courtroom in which part of the novel was set. The museum offers school field trip tours and teacher workshops about the history and context of the novel. It is also open to the public. Matchstick Marvels Tourist Center in Iowa This quirky museum features models of famous buildings, modes of transportation,… MORE →
There are few things that unite people as much as a shared passion. Today, in honor of “Bike to Work” Day, we want to combine two loves — cycling and reading. We found a mix of fiction and nonfiction texts that will not only inspire your bicycle experiences but will also give you perspective on how cycling has been perceived throughout history.
Most of our reading and writing is being done in the context of social media and email. It may not seem like a surprise that once commonly used words and phrases are being used with lower frequency. This effect is compounded by the fact that communication is… MORE →
How the Grammar Girl Team Answers All Those Grammar Questions Guest post by Ashley Dodge English is a complex, complicated, and often confusing language. It seems as if everyone, at one time or another, needs help with grammar. As Grammar Girl’s assistant, I’m lucky enough to help… MORE →