Sara Pustz

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If You Want To Write A Book, Or If You Are Teaching Writing, Then “Writer’s Success Academy” Is A Must-See Site

I’m a big fan of author/educator Alan Sitomer (you can see my interview with him here). And, of course, my students love his books.<p>Today, he has …

Amendment 66: Billion dollar tax increase - no assurances

Why Sen. Mike Johnston Supports Amendment 66

Week 1 Introductions – Student Blogging Challenge

Photo Credit: Keith Tyler via Compfight<p>Whenever you join something new, it is always polite to introduce yourself to the other people in the group. …

Rihanna and Justin Bieber tweets used to teach Brazilian kids how not to write

Poor or non-standard English used on Twitter by stars is being pointed out by kids at Red Balloon language schools<p>Grammatically incorrect tweets by Rihanna, Justin Bieber and Lady Gaga are being used as teaching materials to help Brazilian students learn correct English.<p>In a crafty attempt to help …

Google Lets You Peek Behind The Scenes Of Its Treks Street View Tours With Stunning Microsites

Google has spent a lot of time and human hours mapping some of the more remote areas of the globe with its Trekker program, and now users have a chance to go behind the scenes and learn more about both those places and the process. Google put up a new Behind The Scenes site for the Treks Street …

There’s Blogging and There’s Blogging…

Blogging is becoming increasingly common in schools, but are all blogging programs helping to improve student learning outcomes?This is an issue I …

Wonderful Video: Brazilian Kids Learn English By Correcting Tweets From Celebrities

This is a wonderful video, and great, engaging English practice!<p>I first heard about this from leonie haimson on Twitter.<p><i>Related</i><p>Author: Larry …

The Best Video Clips On Goal-Setting — Help Me Find More

I have a good lesson on goal-setting in my book, <i>Helping Students Motivate Themselves</i>, and I’m beginning to organize another one. As part of that …

Untangling the Web – Free Tools to Power up your Teaching – a #iste13 session

<i>This post is part of a series of posts sharing some of my favourite learning at the recent ISTE conference.</i><p>Why this session was chosen! – I love to …