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Since writing involves providing someone (even if it’s just yourself) with reading materials, trying to comprehend what all that entails is an excellent idea for improving your chosen method of self-expression.
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A research paper, unlike any other academic paper, requires you to do actual research. It is one of the most complicated and difficult forms of academic writing a student can encounter. If you've written a research...
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We think Learnist is so helpful both in and out of the classroom that each week we will be spotlighting ten boards. This week’s Top Ten features a variety of boards, from boards featuring high-tech apps and their use in the classroom, to good old-fashion children’s lit boards.
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Students are being encouraged - conditioned in fact - by many social platforms to like, comment, tweet, text, or send at communication speeds that are more akin to a reflex rather than a well-composed expression of thought and ideas. This communication acceleration has created new challenges in both literacy and attention. A new platform for "slower communications" hopes to change that trend.
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This article will teach you some strategies for planning, organizing, and revising your academic papers, and about those small things that separate great writers from mediocre ones. This advice is geared mainly toward...
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E-books were once thought of as a nice way to read books for entertainment purposes, and not much else. In recent years, they have exploded onto the education scene, as many schools are using them almost exclusively.
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The Internet is an irrefutable source for information and a necessity for all students. But between social media sites, an endless number of news sources and viral videos, it’s almost too easy to be distracted when ta...
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It's basically summertime and you've got to keep your mind sharp. What do you do? Follow this list as your inspiration, of course!
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Instagram makes your photos fun. But what would it be like if it only used text? This ridiculous 'screenshot' may hold the answer to this question you've never asked.
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Looking for how to cite a tweet in MLA format? This guide is the official way to make it happen!
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Blogging is a great way to promote reflective writing in class. The best way to get started is to jump in and try it out, and this list should provide some pointers to get you started.
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To reflect on one's practice is only one step in continuous professional development. Without this step, however, teachers cannot improve their performance; they do not know what to improve without considering what happened in the past. One of the best ways to reflect is to write, so here are a few resources I can suggest to teachers who want - and need - to think and write about what they are doing in the classroom.
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When handed a pantload of research or a pile of academic articles, what do you do? Do you skip to the references, check if your work is cited, and then immediately contact the author if your name isn't included? That's not really the best way...