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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

4.5 (2) 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 […] ...

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Informational Speeches on Issues that Matter

0 (0) We hear from our teachers that students often struggle to craft effective presentations, for a variety of reasons.   In some cases they suffer from “stage fright,” and are nervous about speaking in front of their peers.  Others have a tough time finding topics, organizing their thoughts, and presenting them coherently, while simultaneously […] ...

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How to Cite Pokemon GO in MLA Format

0 (0) Ask students to have a little fun by making them cite the most recent national craze: Pokemon GO. Apps have become a ubiquitous part of modern life. Just think of how many apps you use everyday in the classroom and at home. It’s probably not a stretch to think that someday a student will […] ...