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10 Golden Rules You Should Live By When Combining Fonts: Tips From a Designer – Design School

Source: 10 Golden Rules You Should Live By When Combining Fonts: Tips From a Designer – Design School

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We Know What Works in Teaching Composition – The Chronicle of Higher Education

Just because it doesn’t work in your classroom doesn’t mean it doesn’t work. Source: We Know What Works in Teaching Composition – The Chronicle of Higher Education

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Resources for Teaching English-Language Learners | Edutopia

From literacy instruction to arts and technology integration, explore strategies for engaging English-language learners. Source: Resources for Teaching English-Language Learners | Edutopia

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50 Communications Activities, Icebreakers, and Exercises

Check out this PDF outlining 50 communications activities for the classroom: 50 Communications Activities, Icebreakers, & Exercises. By Peter R. Garber.

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No, Banning Laptops Is Not the Answer – The Chronicle of Higher Education

And it’s just as pointless to condemn any ban on electronic devices in the classroom. Source: No, Banning Laptops Is Not the Answer – The Chronicle of Higher Education

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7 Emotionally Intelligent Ways to Deliver Really Bad News | Inc.com

It’s never fun delivering bad news, but you can soften the blow if you do it the right way. Source: 7 Emotionally Intelligent Ways to Deliver Really Bad News | Inc.com

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22 Powerful Closure Activities | Edutopia

Closure ends a lesson and creates a lasting impression, so make it fun. Students will better retain information reinforced with music, movement, art, or play. Source: 22 Powerful Closure Activities | Edutopia

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3 Easy Ways to Embrace High-Impact Learning – The Chronicle of Higher Education

Practices from the software-development world can be adapted to disrupt undergraduate education’s “seat time equals learning” model. Source: 3 Easy Ways to Embrace High-Impact Learning – The Chronicle of Higher Education

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The Teacher Toolkit: 3-2-1

Click here to learn more about the 3-2-1, a great strategy for homework or class discussions: http://www.theteachertoolkit.com/index.php/tool/3-2-1

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Useful Usability

Useful usability by W Craig Tomlin Source: Useful Usability

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