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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

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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Gary Newman commented on Eileen Lennon's blog post Managing the Modern Classroom
"Thanks for the info. The infographic is great. But you could include some information about writing compare and contrast essay from this blog"
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Johnatan Wisniewski replied to Michael Yarbrough's discussion Why Students Plagiarize?
"Michael, I totally agree with you. A lot of students don't know how to do research work, have to cite, create references or use libraries. It's really a problem. And the main teacher goal is to teach to not afraid and how to study…"
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Top Fitness Tips That Will Improve Your Horse Riding Skills

Horse riding is a very peaceful pass-time, horseback riding can provide a way by which you can train a remarkable animal and also explore sceneries around you, or become engaged in various competitions, races, and shows. You can be a novice or even a lifetime horse-rider, but in this article, you will learn some tips which are guaranteed to make your riding more enjoyable.Yoga: Yoga can help you because relaxes your body and enables you to lengthen and also loosen your muscles. For horseback…See More
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Goodyear STEM Career Day builds on pivotal, national education priorities

Today’s modern world demands minds able to think deeply and well, so the capacity of America’s learners in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) areas is critical. The US Department of Education has responded with programs designed to…See More
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Gary Newman commented on Marianna Velma's blog post 9 Famous Entrepreneurs Who Think That College Is Your Worst Enemy
"You could try to write paper online about this infographic."
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I finally understand what Parent Teacher Conferences are all about

I have parents coming into my classroom today asking how their child is doing in my class. They only have a 95, how can they get a higher grade?Really?This happens over and over again. I wonder why they're here. I don't think it's to make themselves feel better about how great their child is doing in school. I also don't think that they are very worried about the 95 not being a 98. I believe it's to show their child that they are fully invested in their education.Parents who show up to Parent…See More
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