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30 famous authors whose works were rejected (repeatedly, and sometimes rudely) by publishers

30 famous authors whose works were rejected (repeatedly, and sometimes rudely) by publishers | Common Core State Standards in education | Scoop.it
The revered sage Frank Sinatra once said, "The best revenge is massive success."
He never spoke a truer word, particularly when it comes to aspiring authors wh (RT @Mrs_SPaG: Never give up!

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Sharon Bakar's curator insight, April 7, 2014 4:43 AM

Next time you get a piece of work rejected, read this.

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Education and Workforce

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RT @USChamber: SAD FACT: 2/3 of 4th and 8th graders can’t read at grade level. Many are unable to read at all - http://t.co/8k8g0WLtP3 #job…
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Trisha Ahrent Beamish's curator insight, August 6, 2017 7:16 PM

All levels of educator need to be looking into this issue.  How do we provide the best education for the every changing demands of the workforce.  I scooped this because it reading is at  my heart of education and we need to ensure that all student are able to read and participate in the workforce.

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Doing More with Less (and Other Practical Educational Technology Tidbits)

Doing More with Less (and Other Practical Educational Technology Tidbits) | Common Core State Standards in education | Scoop.it
Adam Bellow (@adambellow on Twitter) works as the Director of Educational Technology for the College Board Schools where he works with educational leaders, teachers, and students to infuse technol (“@edutopia: "We teach in a remarkable time.
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Creating Your Professional Development Plan | CAREEREALISM

Creating Your Professional Development Plan | CAREEREALISM | Common Core State Standards in education | Scoop.it
Unfortunately, few people really know what it takes to create and implement a solid professional development plan. Here's some info.
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What’s on your summer reading list for professional development?

What’s on your summer reading list for professional development? | Common Core State Standards in education | Scoop.it
Summer officially begins on Friday and I’d love to hear what people are reading this summer for professional development!
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Why Teaching Poetry Is So Important

Why Teaching Poetry Is So Important | Common Core State Standards in education | Scoop.it
The oft-neglected literary form can help students learn in ways that prose can't.

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What Selling Lemonade Can Teach Us About Writing | WritersDigest.com

What Selling Lemonade Can Teach Us About Writing | WritersDigest.com | Common Core State Standards in education | Scoop.it
My friend’s example spurred me to reconsider my responses when fellow writers asked for my critiques. Recently reading a colleague’s memoir, at the opening pages I reacted like Jon initially—instant dismay.
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AdviceToWriters - Advice to Writers - The First Draft

AdviceToWriters - Advice to Writers - The First Draft | Common Core State Standards in education | Scoop.it
The only true creative aspect of writing is the first draft. That’s when it’s ...
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Technology Bootcamp: 10 Days of #EduAwesome Professional Development

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One of the best parts about working in my school district is the collaboration, publishing, and presenting I get to do as part of the www.AppsInClass.com team.  We began our journey as a group of...
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