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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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Genre Across Borders (GXB) | an international, interdisciplinary network of researchers, theories, and resources

Genre is a idea that crosses disciplinary, national, methodological, conceptual, and pedagogical borders. The purpose of Genre across Borders (GXB) is to advance genre theory and research by helping scholars and students cross these borders. The site combines two primary … Continue reading

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Student-Led Conferences: Resources for Educators | Edutopia

Whether you already do student-led conferences or are interested in making a shift, this list includes a variety of go-to examples, guides, tips, and forms to help launch or improve these meetings. Source: Student-Led Conferences: Resources for Educators | Edutopia

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