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How TED is Transforming my English Class - Post #1

4. I strongly feel that you don't need to be a speech teacher to make the time to help students own this skill set! This is a life lesson that the …

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Brilliant feminist memoirs and essays

Our staff recommend some of their favourite feminist memoirs and essay collections.<p>Nina Kenwood recommends…<p>Roxane Gay’s essay collection <i>Bad Feminist</i> …

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How Great Essays Are Written? – Elite Assignment Help – Medium

<b>How Great Essays Are Written?</b><p>Essays uncover your identity which is something that your evaluations and test scores can’t. It can showcase you’re …

A Dozen Do's and Dont's for the 2016 Common Application College Essay Prompts

Alongside my college counseling work, I've written six novels and taught creative writing to college students and adults for decades. You don't need to write a novel to get into college, but you do need to adopt some of the essentials of writing creatively to make your application essays sing. …

Best APA Essay Sample

The APA or also known as American Psychological Association is a guide for students in writing their essays and it is commonly used by universities. …

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Essay Writing

Expository Essays<p><b>Summary:</b><p>The Modes of Discourse—Exposition, Description, Narration, Argumentation (EDNA)—are common paper assignments you may …

Writing

How to Write a College Application Essay: Revising, Editing, and Proofreading

Congratulations! You’ve written the first draft of your college application essay. While you still have work ahead of you, the most mentally taxing …

Creative Writing

Write My Essay - The Best Advice To Write A College Paper

When writing an essay for college or university, you might be staring at a blank piece of paper, wondering how on earth you’re going to get what is …

Creative Writing

5 Ways to Use Aurasma in the Classroom

Aurasma is an augmented reality application that allows you to overlay any video or image on top of anything that your tablet, cell phone, or any …

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Text Analysis: Questions & Symbols

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inklewriter - Education

Education<p><b>inkle</b> is looking to bring interactive stories to the classroom, and give teachers free and simple get-stuck-right-in software to use with …

42 Dr Seuss Quotes That Can Change Your Life

Dr Seuss quotes hold a special place in my heart because they remind me of the stories I read as a little girl.<p>"The Cat in the Hat" by Dr Seuss was …

The 6 Note Taking Skills Every Student Should Master

April 22, 2014<br>In a fast-paced world where information travels at the speed of light, note taking skills can make all the difference between effective …

“Quill” Could Be A Very Useful Tool For Reinforcing Grammar Concepts

Thanks to Richard Byrne, I recently learned about Quill.<p>It provides well-done interactive exercises to reinforce grammar exercises and the real …

Flipping English Classrooms: Grammar Instruction

Flipping has not come easily for me. I had to make sure it was going to fit my teaching situation. As a language arts teacher, I had to figure out …

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12 Fun Ways to Teach Grammar in Your Classroom

Are you looking for fun ways to teach grammar in your classroom? Grammar can be a beast of its own. I don’t want to say it’s the ugly stepsister of …

Teaching

Great TED Talks for English Teachers

TED Talks are videos of thought-provoking, yet brief presentations given at the Technology, Entertainment, and Design conference. TED has also …

The 8 Minutes That Matter Most

John Irving, the author of The Cider House Rules, begins with his last sentence:<p>I write the last line, and then I write the line before that. I find …

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Your Rubric Is a Hot Mess; Here’s How to Fix It.

<b>See Mrs. Jones.</b> She has a fantastic idea for a new assignment. It’s going to be challenging and engaging and fun. Before she can give this assignment …

Five Ways to Encourage Participation in Class Discussion

My twelfth grade class is full of lovely young people. I'm quite enjoying every one of them. However, when it comes time for <b>class discussion</b>, most of …

Dear Students, I Want You to Fail: A Message for the first day of class

This weekend, as I prepare both my classroom and my <b>first day</b> "spiel", I'm thinking a lot about what I want most out of my students. Perhaps I'm a bad …

Ten Simple Ways to Get Your Students Moving & Learning

Critical Thinking, Movement<p>Ten Simple Ways to Get Your Students Moving & Learning<p><b>MOVING HELPS LEARNING:</b><p>When I went back to school this year, I spent …

THE 7 HABITS OF HIGHLY EFFECTIVE PEOPLE BY STEPHEN COVEY - ANIMATED BOOK REVIEW