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Two New Google Classroom Features Available to Everyone

Back in June Google announced that Google Classroom would be getting a bit of redesign along with some helpful new features. Initially, the new design and features were only available to some users. Earlier today Google announced that ...

Cara Black: Passion for Paris

In her setting-centric novels, bestselling mystery author Cara Black shows the seamier side of the City of Light. BLACK PHOTO © LAURA SKAYHAN by Sharon McDonnell In her 18 mysteries starring female detective Aimée Leduc—a private invest...

Curtis Sittenfeld on Choosing Beta Readers, Outlining and Creating Complex Characters

In this extended interview from the October 2018 issue of Writer’s Digest, bestselling Eligible author Curtis Sittenfeld explains how her characters keep it “real,” and why plumbing the awkward and uncomfortable can lead to the riches...

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Can you be a writer but not be a reader?

Edgelordess said: ↑ I think I learn better from watching than I do reading. When I was taking a course in creative writing, I felt obligated to copy the techniques in the short stories we had to read for that course. (There was more readi...

10 Tools for Gathering Real-time Feedback From Students

Chat rooms and polling services provide good ways to hear from all of the students in a classroom. These kind of tools allow shy students to ask questions and share comments. For your more outspoken students who want to comment on everythin...

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Too similar or unoriginal?

The most important thing you can do for yourself right now is write your story, however you conceive it. Just writing and completing a whole story will teach you more about writing than any other method I can think of. (After you’ve w...

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THE PRINCESS AND THE DUCHESS sci fi short

Fiction Novel excerpts, short stories, etc. Yesterday, 09:49 AM Noteworthy Official Member   Join Date: Sep 2011 Posts: 339 Thanks: 5 Thanks 38 THE PRINCESS AND THE DUCHESS sci fi short “I wish to speak with the captain.” Millicent tre...

Measuring Worth – A Lesson on Inflation

Do you remember when a cup of coffee didn’t cost $3? Or when ten dollars bought you enough gasoline to drive for a week? How about buying a pack of baseball cards for 25 cents and getting a piece of gum in the pack too? I remember tho...

Five Google Classroom Improvements Announced During ISTE

The week of the annual ISTE conference is when many of the biggest purveyors of technology products unveil their latest and greatest offerings. Google is not an exception to that rule and so uses this week to showcase their latest product u...

SeeSaw Unveils a New Activity Library – 1500+ Activities to Use Now

SeeSaw is a great digital portfolio tool that students can use on Chromebooks, iPads, Android tablets, and on any computer that has an updated web browser. Last fall SeeSaw introduced a feature called “Activities” that enabled t...

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