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There's A Word For That: 20 Awesome Words You Should Have In Your Vocabulary!

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Sometimes we have a thought we wish to express, but can't quite find the proper word.  Here is a list of 20 amazing words you didn't know existed that may help you with that.
Some of these are actually beautiful. Grab a pen and paper! Expanding your vocabulary is always beneficial.

Via Deanna Mascle
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Writing the Vignette: A Lesson Plan for Generating Memories from Place

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This lesson takes about 30 minutes to complete, and it has three parts: visualizing, listing, and writing.  The objective is to generate memories from a specific place. In E.B. White’s luminous ess...

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Shelfari: How Writing a Short Story Differs from Writing a Novel

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By Susan J. Morris Do you have a question about your fantasy nov el, short story, or spot of flash fiction that's burning for an answer (or even just a question about writing or the column in general)?
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Advice to Writers - Write What You Really Think

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Write what you really think and mean, not what you think you should think and not what you thought...

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9 Tips for Creating a Sense of Community for Distance Learners

9 Tips for Creating a Sense of Community for Distance Learners | Teach the Writer | Scoop.it
With ever-increasing opportunities for online learning, educators must find new ways to engage their students and create a sense of community in a virtual world.

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Robert Rodenbaugh's curator insight, March 8, 2014 11:08 AM

A great list of suggestions, but overall and taking a look at #9, the key is connecting, building a relationship. Let's make sure we keep social-emotional learning (SEL) always in mind as a priority when we look to creating the education of tomorrow.

Allison Anderson's curator insight, March 10, 2014 12:28 PM

Geared toward educational settings, but I believe these are good ideas for creating a sense of community in a corporate setting.

Nevermore Sithole's curator insight, March 14, 2014 3:24 AM
9 Tips for Creating a Sense of Community for Distance Learners