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Detail of 
Plato and Aristotle
from the
School of Athens
1511, Fresco
by Raphael
Stanza della Signatura
Vatican Palace, Rome
     On the left, Plato, who believed that philosophers could know the absolute truth, points upward to the world of forms. Aristotle, on the right, wasn't so sure of that. He points outward, representing a "middle way"--man should avoid extremes. This difference between the two is fundamental to an understanding of most of the disagreements between human beings.
"The best hypothesis, [Ptolemy] said, was the simplest that would comprehend the facts." 
--Daniel Boorstin, The Discoverers, 98-99.
In other words, "KISS!"
Under Revision
Background Essays
present suggestions for teaching and some theoretical background for the KISS Approach. [MS Word Version]
The KISS Workbooks Anthology
provides links to the pages on the sources from which KISS exercises have been made. If you are looking for exercises based on a specific author, check this out.
Glossary / Index of Grammatical Terms
explains some of the confusion about grammatical terms.
Book Reviews from KISS Grammar
includes reviews of books on grammar, writing, and on education in general.
Comments from Users of the KISS Approach
Statistical Studies of Natural Syntactic Development
Includes Writing Samples from State Standards