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Milk and honey poetry. How to Teach Poetry (Even if You Hate it) - Notes from the Portable. Lines Composed a Few Miles above Tintern Abbey, On Revisiting the Banks of the Wye during a Tour. July 13, 1798 by William Wordsworth. Welcome to Discovery Education.

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Even More Fabulous Free Apps. Even More Fabulous, Free Apps is a continuation from an earlier post by TWA of More Fabulous, Free Apps. Finding great educational apps that are free, is not all that easy. So many new educational apps are released daily. Knowing that, “Not all apps are created equal,” keeps us on our mission to find the best educational apps for your mobile devices. Our line up for this review includes: Rover – an app that allows flash on your device and enables you to view videos, Sentence Maker – a clean, simple app that encourages proper use of language through sentence building and Phonics Genius – a thorough app featuring phonemic awareness to reinforce specific letter sound combinations. Rover, by iSwifter Learn Inc - Free education app recently updated and the only education Flash browser for your iPad designed for teachers and students.

Sentence Maker Free, by Grasshopper Apps – Insanely educational, easy to use, and extremely customizable. Edna St. Vincent Millay. Read comments from David Anthony.

Edna St. Vincent Millay

"Thou art not lovelier than lilacs... " Thou art not lovelier than lilacs,--no, Nor honeysuckle; thou art not more fair Than small white single poppies,--I can bear Thy beauty; though I bend before thee, though From left to right, not knowing where to go, I turn my troubled eyes, nor here nor there Find any refuge from thee, yet I swear So has it been with mist,--with moonlight so. Jasper texas 1998 by Lucille Clifton. For j. byrd i am a man's head hunched in the road.

jasper texas 1998 by Lucille Clifton

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Jane Austin's Pride and Prejudice

ELL Resources. Literary Devices. Literary Appreciation + Literary Analysis: A Course Plan « Classroom as Microcosm. Magic realism. Magic realism or magical realism is a genre where magic elements are a natural part in an otherwise mundane, realistic environment.[1] Although it is most commonly used as a literary genre, magic realism also applies to film and the visual arts.

Magic realism

One example of magic realism occurs when a character in the story continues to be alive beyond the normal length of life and this is subtly depicted by the character being present throughout many generations. On the surface the story has no clear magical attributes and everything is conveyed in a real setting, but such a character breaks the rules of our real world. Online Flashcards with Spaced Repetition: FlashcardDB. TEACHING. Free Technology for Teachers. Beautiful Word Clouds. 15 Great Mindmapping Tools and Apps. Newswordy: Word of the day. Upgrade your KWL Chart to the 21st Century 

One of the take aways from the Curriculum Mapping Institute this past week was that it brought an upgrade to THE trusted KWL (Know, What to Know and Learned) Chart to the forefront.

Upgrade your KWL Chart to the 21st Century 

It seems a no brainer…one of those things… “I should have thought about it”… So what is this upgrade all about? An “H” snuck into the Acronym! What does this “H” stand for”? Why is this an upgrade for the 21st century? I started out by searching Google, which immediately wanted to correct my search term and showed me the traditional “KWL chart” results. Tagxedo - Word Cloud with Styles.

Vocabulary notebook, Learn and Revise English Words. Fakebook: homepage. Create educational games and quizzes at Witty Comics - Make a Comic. Text, Images, Music and Video. Grammar. Writing Assignments.

10 Ways to Develop Expository Writing Skills With The New York Times. Have you been knocking your head against the proverbial wall trying to teach – or learn – expository writing skills?

10 Ways to Develop Expository Writing Skills With The New York Times

New York Times models can help writers learn how to write an expository essay that is compelling, convincing and authoritative as well as engaging to read – not to mention authentic. Try a fresh approach with these 10 tips. 1. Ditch the five-paragraph essay and embrace authentic essay structure. New York Times news and feature articles are excellent models for structure, including transitions and organization. STUDENT JOURNALISM - The Learning Network Blog. Courtesy of Blue Devil HUB Video taken by Anna Sturla, a high school journalist, of the U.C.

STUDENT JOURNALISM - The Learning Network Blog

Davis chancellor’s “silent walk” amid student protesters in the aftermath of the pepper spray incident. Dec. 6 1:05 p.m. | Updated Readers learned of the pepper-spraying incident at the University of California-Davis by reading coverage on The Lede, The Times’s breaking news blog, in a post by Brian Stelter. Shakespeare Works When Shakespeare Plays - UC Davis School of Education. August 29 – 31, 2014 Early Bird Registration: $349 (Register by May 15).

Shakespeare Works When Shakespeare Plays - UC Davis School of Education

After May 15: Registration is $375. Click here to register. Teaching Artists from some of the world’s most respected Shakespeare theaters will share active and playful approaches to enliven the teaching of Shakespeare. All workshops are aligned with Common Core Standards. Share this event with your colleagues. Meeting Common Core Standards. Pronunciator - Learn to Speak 60 Languages - 100% Free. Ibabel. Read & Write. Books/Literature. NPR : National Public Radio : News & Analysis, World, US, Music & Arts. A People's History of the United States.

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