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I appreciate your point about spelling - when I misspell something it is
usually to carelessness - I appreciate being reminded of correct spelling
and we do need to be role models for our students and each other.
I do have one question - I missed something -- what are NOH Masks? -
On Wed, 16 Oct 1996 ELENI53 wrote:
> In a message dated 96-10-15 21:55:25 EDT, you write:
> << So what if we spell a few words wrong. >>
> I need to step forward as being the first person on this board to mention the
> mispelling of the word INTEGRATION. I did so, not with the intention of
> smashing down the self-esteem of fellow art educators...I did so 1) because
> the continual mispelling needled me 2) it wasn't a typo, and so I sought to
> educate; thinking we all may be in a position to benefit 3) and finally SO
> Are we so sensitive that correction of spelling sends us into a whirlwind of
> bad feelings? We are educators for goodness sake! We encourage and educate
> not only students but fellow teachers.
> And on a personal note....as being one who was corrected in my spelling TWO
> times!! Once for NOH masks (I said HO) and for KITSCH (I said KITCH) , I
> would like to thank the persons who did so.... no I will not pass on
> incorrect words to my students!
> Please! Let's not be so sensitive that we cannot take some correction!