Rick Gallina

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E.B. White on the Future of Reading: Timeless Wisdom from 1951

<i>“A book is proof that humans are capable of working magic,”</i> Carl Sagan memorably marveled in the 11th episode of <i>Cosmos</i>. But in our day and age where we can no longer be sure what a book even is and the future of the book swells with uncertainty, what has become of that singular magic? Count on <b>E.B.</b> …

The cars we’ll be driving in the world of 2050

What will the cars of 2050 look like? What will power them? Will they even have a steering wheel? Sven Beiker peers under the bonnet of tomorrow’s autos.<p>Car companies have recently been telling us what the car of 2020 will be like: autonomous is one word used, electric is another, and it will be …

General Motors

Animated history of the English language

If you've got 10 minutes, you can learn the history of English — including some interesting background on where specific words and phrases came from. …

Hunger Games: Catching Fire: A textual analysis of Suzanne Collins’ novels, and Twilight and Harry Potter too.

This weekend, millions of preteens will flock to theaters to take in the <i>Hunger Games</i> sequel, <i>Catching Fire</i><i>,</i> just as millions of preteens flocked to …

10 Tips For Creating Stronger Student Writers Released by International Writing Community StageofLife.com - Press Release

(PRWEB) November 30, 2013<p>After welcoming hundreds of thousands of students and teachers over the last four years, StageofLife.com, a …

How to tell a story

Why do we love our favorite stories? Do they need a beginning, middle and end, and a character who changes by the conclusion? Masters of storytelling …

15 Of Nelson Mandela's Most Inspiring Quotes

The former South African president died Thursday at age 95. Remember him through his uplifting and revolutionary words.

Media Management

Holocaust Memorial Day: teaching your students about genocide – in pictures

From the second world war to the Khmer Rouge, Holocaust Memorial Day is an opportunity to focus on the topic of genocide in your classroom

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