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Open Universities Australia MOOCs attract 100,000 students - University World News

Open Universities Australia MOOCs attract students - University World News

Finland's School System - Infographic Repinning not for the teacher $ but because I see issues with our schools. Smaller classes=more precise specialized teaching and increase pe and differentiation.  And really, slow down the HW! Amen. Teachers if you don't look at it, neither should they. JA

Why there’s no homework in Finland…

Funny pictures about Why there's no homework in Finland. Oh, and cool pics about Why there's no homework in Finland. Also, Why there's no homework in Finland.

There’s no denying that the first sentence in a novel is the toughest and makes you want to pull your hair out. Personally, I’m not a big fan of them, and I

WRITING YOUR FIRST BOOK PART 2: THE FIRST SENTENCE

There’s no denying that the first sentence in a novel is the toughest and makes you want to pull your hair out. Personally, I’m not a big fan of them.

Incorporate Depth and Complexity into your next novel study! Take your students’ learning to new “depths” with this Critical Thinking Literary Response Booklet. This open-ended resource can be used with any piece of literature in a variety of grades (4-8+). This kit comes with everything you need to provide your students with a thought-provoking and engaging alternative to traditional book reports.

Depth and Complexity Critical Thinking Literary Response Booklet

Incorporate Depth and Complexity into your next novel study! Take your students' learning to new "depths" with this Critical Thinking Literary Response Booklet. This open-ended resource can be used with any piece of literature in a variety of grades

*FREE* Differentiated Novel Study Choice Boards (Literature Circles) Two differentiated choice boards for students reading any novel or participating in a literature circle. Dozens of prompts for responding to the text are included, meeting many different learning styles and covering Bloom's Taxonomy!

Differentiated Novel Study Choice Boards (Literature Circles) Two differentiated choice boards for students reading any novel or participating in a literature circle.

i love the way my book is going and don't want to change to much. this makes me depressed for some reason.

EDITING YOUR FIRST DRAFT: HOW TO PREPARE YOURSELF

School online high school Working on our short stories, the editing process is important. Here are 8 editing tips for you when you are ready for the editing stage.

This is a 6 page FREE sample of my novel study for The Witches by Roald Dahl. It is Common Core-aligned and student-friendly. Open-ended questions are adaptable for all students!

This is a 6 page FREE sample of my book unit or novel study for The Witches by Roald Dahl. It is Common Core-aligned and student-friendly. Open-ended comprehension questions are adaptable for all students!

How to Hook a Reader {Analyzing 10 Good Opening Lines}

(Writing help) How to book a reader: analyzing 10 good opening lines. I don't write much anymore, but this is really interesting. The voyage of the dawn treader is the best one!

Some time ago, I wrote a post examining how YA fantasy/dystopian novels opened, you can find it here. Well, the other day, I watched the final instalment of the Mockingjay from the Hunger Games tri...

4 Tactics to Create Your Novel's Perfect Last Line

Some time ago, I wrote a post examining how YA fantasy/dystopian novels opened, you can find it here. Well, the other day, I watched the final instalment of the Mockingjay from the Hunger Games tri…

Lit Circles for the 21st century!! A blog post about using technology to step your novel discussion up a notch (or two!!).

The lit. circles helped my group open up and share our own responses to the text. This allowed discussion to flow which increased the amount of perspectives and diverse opinions.

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This HUGE, 112-page literature unit for The BFG by Roald Dahl includes chapter-by-chapter analyses, 22 additional Common Core aligned activities, Culminating Project Choices, and answer keys. Open-ended questions and graphic organizers are easily adaptable to every type of learner. Purchase today, and use a classic book to teach tricky Common Core standards!

The BFG Novel Study Unit: comprehension, vocabulary, activities, tests

Common app essay format 2013 The Common Application Essay now allows students to add multiple paragraph breaks within their essays. Check out our tips on formatting your essays.

Beginner's Novel Writing Tips by The Novel Factory: Why You Need To Set Up Your Novel Ending In Your Opening Scene

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Beginner's Novel Writing Tips by The Novel Factory: Why You Need To Set Up Your Novel Ending In Your Opening Scene