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7 Mistakes To Avoid When Writing Your Memoir

7 Mistakes To Avoid When Writing Your Memoir | AdLit | Scoop.it
Part biography, part storytelling, part personal essay, part exposé, and even part novel, memoir vexes even the most adept of authors. Because a memoir is so

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Judith van Praag's curator insight, October 23, 3:19 AM
Do you know the difference between a memoir, and your memoires? Have you been journaling for therapeutic reasons or writing for publication? Check out The Creative Penn's Guest Blogger Dana Sitar's 7 solutions to what could be a problem when you are hoping to publish a memoir.
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All the World’s a Stage, Including Your Presentation: 5 Tips from the Theater

All the World’s a Stage, Including Your Presentation: 5 Tips from the Theater | AdLit | Scoop.it
A list of useful tips and techniques from theater and acting that can be applied to giving presentations.

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Sally Spoon's curator insight, July 21, 2016 5:08 PM
theater in the real world

Tiffany Crosby's curator insight, July 23, 2016 12:34 PM
Obvious tips but good reminders
Alex's curator insight, July 26, 2016 2:24 AM
Agree with number 2 - less is more! 
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4 Strategies for Teaching Students How to Revise

4 Strategies for Teaching Students How to Revise | AdLit | Scoop.it
During revision, students should work closely together, share often, discuss models, add details, delete the unnecessary, and rearrange for clarity and effect.

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Daniel Jäggli's curator insight, March 8, 2016 5:54 AM

These are actually quite good steps for developing a process approach to writing.

GwynethJones's curator insight, October 2, 2016 9:14 PM

GAfE is great for revising in groups!

Innovación CFS's curator insight, October 6, 2016 2:04 AM
Just to make a prove
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How do you Balance Digital vs Traditional Literacy Instruction?

How do you Balance Digital vs Traditional Literacy Instruction? | AdLit | Scoop.it
Traditional versus Digital Literacy How do you know what strategies are appropriate for teaching traditional literacy? Are the strategies different than those that promote digital literacy? We all ...

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SLS Guernsey's curator insight, July 10, 2014 1:08 PM

This makes interesting reading. I think that both are important in their own way so you really should be teaching both.

Maria João Loureiro's curator insight, July 12, 2014 8:24 AM

Embora não esteja focado na escrita académica, tem pistas que podem ajudar, uma delas passa por "criar visualizações" do texto (que pode ser muito útil para quem tem estilos mais visuais se forem imagens). Junto a sugestão de fazer tabelas que ajudem a sintetizar as leituras e facilitem recuperar as fontes de informação e o seu cruzamento.

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Teaching Adolescents How to Evaluate the Quality of Online Information

Teaching Adolescents How to Evaluate the Quality of Online Information | AdLit | Scoop.it
An essential part of online research is the ability to critically evaluate information. This includes the ability to read and evaluate its level of accuracy, reliability and bias. When we recently as

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Deborah Rinio's curator insight, April 9, 2014 11:28 AM

Evaluating information is a critical life skill. Without sufficient practice, our students will not internalize this skill, and will not remember it from lesson to lesson. Talk to you librarian today about integrating the process of evaluating information into your research projects and lesson plans today!

Elizabeth Hutchinson's curator insight, April 9, 2014 1:18 PM

Interesting article showing what school  librarians teach every day, if they get the chance...

liz deskins's curator insight, April 29, 2014 9:09 AM

Something m ost librarians already do; but good to remind us about it!

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Flip your class with Open Access Resources

TESL Ontario Presentation Slides - October 26, 2013 The slides contain links to the resources we shared during the session.

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6 Must-Know Tips for Giving a Presentation in a Foreign Language

Speaking in a foreign language can be a challenge in and of itself—giving a presentation in a foreign language makes that challenge even more…. well, challenging...


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Tony Gough's curator insight, November 4, 2013 3:49 AM

Helpful tips for the English language learner giving presentations in English.

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Education tips - grammar and more!

Education tips - grammar and more! | AdLit | Scoop.it
Quick and Dirty Tips : Helping you do things better.

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Forty Interesting Ways To Use Wordle In The Classroom


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33 Writing Tweaks That Will Turn You into a Copywriting Master

33 Writing Tweaks That Will Turn You into a Copywriting Master | AdLit | Scoop.it

Writing isn’t a talent—it’s a skill. A skill you can develop, refine, and improve.

Becoming a great copywriter isn’t easy, but if you consistently work on your writing, your writing will get better and better.

Here are 33 (count them!) writing tweaks that will propel you to copywriting mastery....


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Jeff Domansky's curator insight, November 9, 2016 8:17 PM

Not a professional writer or blogger?  Neil Patel shares practical tips to help improve your copywriting.

Daniel Gonzales's curator insight, November 10, 2016 12:56 PM
Another great guide to reference for the future! Awesome share for the team or newbie bloggers ;-)
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100+ blogging tools for 2016, categorized (+ expert tips)

100+ blogging tools for 2016, categorized (+ expert tips) | AdLit | Scoop.it

"Mega list of blogging tools categorized under category such as content marketing, content discovery, productivity and many more. Read it to discover new tools ..."


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What’s the most effective way to take notes?

What’s the most effective way to take notes? | AdLit | Scoop.it
Claire Brown says if we take notes effectively we can retain and retrieve almost 100% of the information we receive.

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Larry Ferlazzo: Differentiating Lessons By "Content, Process or Product"

Larry Ferlazzo: Differentiating Lessons By "Content, Process or Product" | AdLit | Scoop.it

By Larry Ferlazzo: An award-winning English and Social Studies teacher at Luther Burbank High School in Sacramento, Calif., Larry Ferlazzo is the author of Helping Students Motivate Themselves: Practical Answers To Classroom Challenges, The ESL/ELL Teacher's Survival Guide, and Building Parent Engagement In Schools.


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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, April 19, 2014 1:18 PM

Seeking ways to differentiate instruction in your classroom? Look here for quality outsources on a complex topic. Ferlazzo's "power-packed line-up" of guest responders speak to the issue. Additionally you'll find a compilation of Best Resources on the subject.    

David Miles's curator insight, April 19, 2014 9:10 PM

I find it challenging to work out how to differentiate (or whether I am differentiating) lessons in secondary school classes where everything is driven by the needs of an examination system. This idea, that there are multiple incarnations of differentiation, I find quite helpful.

Rosemary Tyrrell, Ed.D.'s curator insight, April 20, 2014 12:40 PM
Dennis T OConnor's insight: Seeking ways to differentiate instruction in your classroom? Look here for quality outsources on a complex topic. Ferlazzo's "power-packed line-up" of guest responders speak to the issue. Additionally you'll find a compilation of Best Resources on the subject.
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10 Common Blog Writing Mistakes (Infographic)

10 Common Blog Writing Mistakes (Infographic) | AdLit | Scoop.it
Ever wondered what the most common grammar mistakes are that bloggers make? Run-on sentences, punctuation, or maybe use of wrong tenses? This infographic highlights common blog post writing errors and blogging facts.

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Phillip Newsome's curator insight, September 26, 2014 10:11 AM

 92% of companies that attributed the  acquisition of just 1 customer from blog activity posted multiple times per day.  Stay focused on your customers and hire a competent writer to handle this activity.

Christopher Lopez's curator insight, October 7, 2014 12:38 AM

Blogging is very essential to attract customers. It should be flawless.

Helen Stark's curator insight, October 7, 2014 10:17 AM

Cool infographic that will be useful for any blogger.

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Digital Literacy Toolbox - LiveBinder

This is a collection of web tools to assist reading in digital environments.

 

This LiveBinder was created to support college students in their online reading tasks.  Each tab offers both general information and powerful web tools to enhance the experience of reading and working in digital environments.


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Nevermore Sithole's curator insight, October 26, 2013 2:44 AM

Digital Literacy ToolBox

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6 Secrets To Engage Audience During A PowerPoint Presentation | PowerPoint Presentation

6 Secrets To Engage Audience During A PowerPoint Presentation | PowerPoint Presentation | AdLit | Scoop.it
Presentation is a delicate art and so one must choose his or her creative voice cautiously.

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27 Presentation Tips For Students And Teachers

27 Presentation Tips For Students And Teachers | AdLit | Scoop.it
In an effort to help you become the next Steve Jobs of presenting, here are more than two dozen different presentation tips.

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Alfredo Corell's curator insight, September 22, 2013 2:37 PM

A simple and useful tips-guide (infographic) for your students to present.

BookChook's curator insight, October 9, 2013 11:44 PM

Great tips for kids and adults. 

Jazmin Reyes's curator insight, February 13, 2014 2:45 AM

Everyone is afraid of getting up on stage and giving a speech or what ever they need to do in front of an audience. These kind of tips are helpful in every way possible especially when someone is nervous. Knowing that we need to just breathe is an important thing. These skills can allow us to get better in our presentations.