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10 Ways to Spot a Fake News Article

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Finding Your Student’s Voice Through Blogging

0 (0) Blogging. Without question one of the most powerful ways to communicate in the 21st century. The question becomes, how can we effectively put this incredible tool into the hands of our students? This is the question I asked myself as I was trying to do just that. I wasn’t sure exactly how I […] ...

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Project-based Learning: What It Is and How It Benefits Students

2.7 (7) Project-based learning has proven to be one of the most effective ways to engage students and provide a practical application for what they’re learning. Rachelle Dene Poth shares her insights into what project-based learning looks like, and how it helps students master key skills as they complete each project. Read on for some tips […] ...

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A Guide to Helping Your Students Through the Writing Process

0 (0) Sometimes, when you assign students a writing task, they immediately balk. For students, writing assignments can be overwhelming – there are so many components for them to keep track of that they often don’t even know how to start. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Technology makes it easier than ever […] ...

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Helping Students Organize Their Thoughts Before They Write

0 (0) Students often find that organizing their thoughts can be one of the toughest parts of the writing process. They can find the information, jot down ideas, and even take good notes, but they struggle to arrange their thoughts into a cohesive structure that helps them communicate their ideas.   The way students organize their notes can […] ...

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Help Your Students Conquer the Dreaded Blank Page

0 (0) For students who LOVE to write, there are few things more exciting than a blank page. They don’t see white space; they see opportunity, and they can’t wait to get started. For many students, however, the opposite is true; just the sight of all that white, empty space fills them with dread. For […] ...