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Dr. Patrick Capriola

Dr. Patrick Capriola is the founder of strategiesforparents.com. He is an expert in parenting, social-emotional development, academic growth, dropout prevention, educator professional development, and navigating the school system. He earned his Doctorate in Educational Leadership from the University of Florida in 2014.

His professional experience includes serving as a classroom teacher, a student behavior specialist, a school administrator, and a coordinator of educator training at UF - providing professional development to school administrators and teachers, helping them learn to meet the academic and social-emotional needs of students.

He is focused on growing strategiesforparents.com into a leading source for high-quality research-based content to help parents work through the challenges of raising a family and progressing through the school system.

Is It Correct to Say “Bigger Number”?

When we want to determine whether things are the same or different, we “compare” them. We use comparisons to describe their relevant characteristics and determine how they measure up to one another. We use comparative adjectives to speak about their differences in English grammar, but can we say “bigger number”? It is correct to say …

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Is It Correct to Say “As Per”?

“As per” is one of those curious phrases that make one sound instantly fancy. As such, you probably hear it in formal settings or when reading satire, but is it grammatically correct anymore? Wouldn’t it be better to drop the “as” and use “per” instead for concise writing? “As per” is a formal phrase meaning …

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