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Six Steps to Developing Your Own 21st Century Educational Technology -

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Six Steps to Developing Your Own 21st Century Educational Technology by Michael Lee, English Language Arts teacher at Desert Winds High School Over the course of the past few months, many educators, including myself, have been...

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Inspiring Creativity Through Nonfiction Texts

Inspiring Creativity Through Nonfiction Texts | Literature | Scoop.it
A high school English teacher aims to counter his coworker's fears that the common-core literacy standards' focus on nonfiction will hinder students' creativity.

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20 Words We Owe to William Shakespeare

20 Words We Owe to William Shakespeare | Literature | Scoop.it
No high school English curriculum is complete without a mandatory dose of William Shakespeare.

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Sharilee Swaity's curator insight, July 27, 2013 11:45 PM

This would great for introducing a unit on a Shakespearean play ... or adding some colour mid-way through the unit. This is a word study focusing on words that Shakespeare made up ... and he made up far more words than this. But this study focuses on twenty words, most of which we use on a regular basis. 

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Cultivating a Positive Environment for Students

Cultivating a Positive Environment for Students | Literature | Scoop.it
High school English teacher Larry Ferlazzo offers advice on helping students develop more positive emotions, which he says can enhance their attention and higher-order thinking skills.

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