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How to Write a Descriptive Essay

What is a descriptive essay?

The descriptive essay is a genre of essay that asks the student to describe something—object, person, place, experience, emotion, situation, etc., according to Purdue University. 514 more words

Children's Literature

How to Solve Puzzles: "Dig it Out!"

Today is National Puzzle Day and when I read this in The Boston Globe, it brought back childhood memories of lolling on the floor playing Monopoly with my sister.   421 more words

Teaching And Learning

Miss Piggy Gets The Chop

Miss Piggy, AKA Justine Greening

So. Farewell then Ms Piggy, former Secretary in a State about Education. It would seem that you had just begun to recognise what the real problems in education were and to sensibly listen to and discuss them with representatives of real teachers in real schools, teacher unions and subject associations. 246 more words

General Rants And Raves

Open Your Door to Imagination

Think for a moment about how many times a day you look out a door or a window.  Do you gaze outside to rest your eyes or enjoy looking at a view?   338 more words

Teaching And Learning

Welcome to the Hotel Russell Group

You can check out any time you like
But you can never leave!

All Change Please! has often wondered why the Russell Group of Universities… 599 more words

General Rants And Raves

Why Understanding Student Trauma is More Important Than Teaching "Grit"

I was reminded of this conversation during a recent presentation by Tyrone C. Howard on how student culture affects learning. Howard, the associate dean for equity and inclusion at UCLA, provided a reality check to the heavy investment in skills such as grit that might help more students succeed.

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Children's Literature

Deepening Connections with Young Readers Online

by Michael Strickland

Deepening my connection with students and creating community is a topic to which I give a lot of thought. Unlike face-to-face classrooms, online classrooms have greater potential to feel cold mechanical. 354 more words

Children's Literature