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The power of the pen: Tom Palaima

The power of the pen: Tom Palaima | English Language Arts Teacher | Scoop.it
The Common Core States Standards Initiative in U.S. education, now being implemented across the country, does not require the teaching of handwriting.
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Study: Reading Fiction Makes People Comfortable With Ambiguity

Study: Reading Fiction Makes People Comfortable With Ambiguity | English Language Arts Teacher | Scoop.it
New Canadian research finds reading a literary short story increases one’s comfort with ambiguity.
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Diane Ravitch: 3 Dubious Uses of Technology in Schools: Scientific American

Diane Ravitch: 3 Dubious Uses of Technology in Schools: Scientific American | English Language Arts Teacher | Scoop.it
Technology can inspire creativity or dehumanize learning

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It is particularly important that teachers know the dangers of computer scored writing tests.

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Evolving English Teacher: "October Mourning: A Song for Matthew Shepard" by Leslea Newman

Evolving English Teacher: "October Mourning: A Song for Matthew Shepard" by Leslea Newman | English Language Arts Teacher | Scoop.it
Glenda Funk: Pocatello, Idaho, United States: Major evolutions in my career: -National Board Certification: Adolescent Young Adult/English Language Arts -MA English; BA speech education -Folger Teaching Shakespeare ...

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The story of Matthew Shepard told through poetry. Ever the teacher, Leslea shares information about each poem's form. 

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Art and science: 'different ways of engaging with what matters'

Art and science: 'different ways of engaging with what matters' | English Language Arts Teacher | Scoop.it
Chris Sharratt hears what a language scientist has learned from his experimental adventures with an Edinburgh art collective
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In Search Of The Benefit Of Homework

In Search Of The Benefit Of Homework | English Language Arts Teacher | Scoop.it
In Search Of The Benefit Of Homework or There Is No Homework In Finland! by Dawn Casey-Rowe, Social Studies Teacher and Learnist Evangelist The debate about homework is growing heated in education circles.

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Amy Cuddy: Your body language shapes who you are

Body language affects how others see us, but it may also change how we see ourselves. Social psychologist Amy Cuddy shows how "power posing" -- standing in a...
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Profound message for educators.

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