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As a high school English teacher, I’m always utilizing outside websites and resources. After all, if it helps my students and gets them excited about English, then I’m happy to try it. These are my top 10 go-to sites. I’d love to hear about yours in the comments section. 1. Teaching Tolerance Teaching Tolerance is “a place where educators who care about diversity, equity and justice can find news, suggestions, conversation and support.” 2. With the slogan “Meet your next favorite book,” Goodreads is a bit of technological wonder for readers. 3. So much more than just a place to catch cheaters, although it is very good at that. 4. Whether your students need clarification on grammar, style or proper citations, this site can help. 5. Handouts for virtually every writing issue your students could come across. 6. Let’s be honest: None of us really loves teaching grammar. 7. I just started using this one, and it is awesome. 8. 9. “Publish your passions, your way.” 10.

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