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AI has never been so close

Dear colleagues, As an English teacher, I can not but share with you a brilliant and smart artificial intelligence tool that is going to be…

Started by Leona Hinton

0 Jun 21, 2017

Grab the chance to engage your students into creative writing

Students tend to be lazybones when it comes to writing. How to motivate them to develop creative writing skills during the summer period? …

Started by Leona Hinton

1 Oct 5, 2016
Reply by Leesa Johnson

Assistive/Adaptive technologies such as Dragon Natural Speaking and Kurzweil 3000

The use of assisted technologies, like Dragon Naturally Speaking and Kurzweil 3000, have broken down barriers for students with disabilitie…

Started by William Kenny

0 Dec 4, 2011

Progressive Story Project

Want to connect with classes to write stories together? Registration for the Progressive Story Project is now open for the spring session.…

Started by Karen Ditzler

0 Feb 23, 2011

Helping Our Schools - Helping Teachers Acquire Needed Resource Materials

Please check out my new Blog. I post several times a week information that I have researched on grants funds, and other donations available…

Started by Bruce Brown

0 Jan 17, 2011

What are some great references for what a PLN is?

I'm writing an article for a trade journal and was wondering if anyone has any good references to some articles about creating a PLN? or ab…

Started by Neal Chambers

3 Apr 12, 2010
Reply by Neal Chambers

Why aren't more people talking about fan fiction?

I recently began planning a creative writing unit on story-telling and we'll be ending the unit with a final project involving fan fiction.…

Started by Rebecca Rinker

0 Mar 1, 2010

Essay Writing Structure!

An essay can have a lot of intentions, but the basic structure of all type of essays will be same. You may be writing an argumentative essa…

Started by Janet Wilkins

0 Nov 25, 2009

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Classification essay

Classification is a rhetorical style that, in essay format, takes a whole and splits it up into parts and then places the divided information into various categories. While you may see this rhetorical style used within a single paragraph, it’s not uncommon to write an entire essay using a classification format.A classification essay combines two different techniques. First, you would divide a complex and difficult topic into subtopics for clarity and explanation purposes. Next, you would…See More
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OLC is heading to Kansas City to meet with online learning professionals, educators, and administrators to address the opportunities and challenges we all face regarding digital accessibility and higher education today.See More
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How to get a PhD

A Ph.D. is the terminal degree for some fields, and it prepares graduates for faculty and research positions at universities. Earning a Ph.D. requires advanced coursework, examinations and a dissertation analyzing original research. This article discusses what must be done to obtain a Ph.D.The first step in the journey toward completing a doctoral degree is to obtain an undergraduate degree. For the best start, choose a bachelor’s degree program at a regionally accredited university.…See More
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Overcoming writers block

Writer’s block is a term you’ve probably heard often. The amazing and confusing thing about writer’s block is that people apply the term to drastically different experiences. For many, “writer’s block” means a frustrating but temporary stall in their progress. For some authors, though, the phrase looms nightmarishly large and describes a recurring and debilitating struggle to move ideas from their mind to the page.Under the pressure of deadlines, almost everyone—from students to professors to…See More
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