Julie Mason

Julie Mason is an educator, instructional coach, learning designer and facilitator, and writer. She has nearly a decade of experience teaching middle and high school English, and supporting teachers through professional development and thought leadership. When Julie is not teaching, she’s thinking and writing about teaching.

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Sometimes you use a word because you are comfortable with it. It tends to garner a certain kind of reaction, and you’re counting on that. We call these buzzwords. Some people use buzzwords to help them sound smart, especially when they’re selling something. The use of buzzwords, also called jargon, can be effective in many […]