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The Listening Project The Listening Project is a partnership between BBC Radio and the British Library that invites people to share an intimate conversation, to be recorded and broadcast by the BBC and, if suitable, curated and archived by the British Library. These conversations will form a unique picture of our lives today, preserved for future generations. Visit The Listening Project website (BBC) and get involved. Throughout the Project, our experts will be discussing these conversations and highlighting related recordings in the archive, on their Sounds blog. Visit the Sounds blog and join the conversation.

Super Teacher Worksheets STW Filing Cabinet Logged in members can use the Super Teacher Worksheets filing cabinet to save their favorite worksheets. Quickly access your most commonly used files AND your custom generated worksheets! Please login to your account or become a member today to utilize this helpful new feature. :) [x] close Library Can't find your book here? Request a recap! Sort by: Title George Orwell, 1949Famous for: Big Brother, doublethink, and some of the 20th century's most memorable quotes: … The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Mark Twain, 1884Famous for: Larger-than-life characters, a searing message about slavery, and language that … The Question Game: A Playful Way To Teach Critical Thinking The Question Game by Sophie Wrobel, The Question Game: A Playful Way To Teach Critical Thinking

Productivity vs. Getting Things Done This post originally appeared on the Exist blog. I’ve been a sucker for so-called “productivity porn” for a while. I still am, to some degree, but I’ve been working hard to cure myself of this time-wasting habit and I’m getting a lot closer to that. For anyone who’s not familiar with it, my interpretation of productivity porn is pretty much anything related to productivity as a topic of interest, that doesn’t actually involve getting anything done. For me, it includes things like trying out new task managers, reading blog posts about productivity and stocking up on stationery I don’t need. I’ve known for years that this habit isn’t doing me any favors, but I’ve only recently started to shake it by enforcing some strict rules on myself.

How to Google like a boss - Become a master of Google search with these little-known tips No doubt about it, Google Search has revolutionized the way we do research. Gone are the days when we need to reside in the library for days-on-end just to finish work we’ve set ourselves to do. What is great about Googleling for research is that you can do it in your favorite cafe while sipping cups of your choice brew. Join me as we peruse this resource I found while I Googled like a boss at Tribeca Coffee, Ilocos Norte. I was adding finishing touches to posts at The Write Freelance when I discovered this treasure. Meantime, let me assure you, when you apply these little-known tips revealed in the infographic, you will surely master the art of using Google Search.

Bringing Horror to the Classroom with 'Fear and Learning' Even though the horror genre is often relegated as a “low” form of artistic endeavor, nobody can deny that it has produced some of the most popular and profitable books and films. Since the ‘80s, horror has attracted the attention of indefatigable scholars and academics, as they assiduously attempt to understand the complex aesthetic and cultural issues confronted by these inherently subversive narratives. No other cinematic or literary genre produces such a large amount of dedicated texts aimed at both, the academic scholar and the enthusiast fan. In this regard, the scholastic community has dissected the horror genre to better understand how the many philosophical, cultural, racial, gender, sexual, social, economical, and political complexities that trouble our daily world are portrayed, subverted, and criticized in a variety of macabre films and novels. For example, J. A.

The Most Useful Everyday Phrases in English Traditional English language textbooks and courses will do a great job of introducing you to vocabulary and grammar, but they don't always teach you the important everyday phrases in English. When students visit an English-speaking country, they can sometimes be confused by some of these phrases. Click Here for Step-by-Step Rules, Stories and Exercises to Practice All English Tenses Sometimes the problems are because pronunciation is different in spoken English, and sometimes the problems are because English speakers use idioms that cannot be translated literally into another language. When you are learning everyday phrases, it is important to learn if they are formal, informal or slang. Here are some examples:

Designing Rubrics That Rock! The most powerful thing to impact learning is students reporting their own results. That means moving assessment into the hands of the students. Here we are going to focus on teaching students to pull criteria from a project or assignment and get them designing rubrics for their own evaluations. In other words, we’ll guide you on how to teach students to build rubrics to assess and report on their own work. 100+ Sites to Download All Sorts of Things These days you can find all sorts of things online, from audio books to flash files, from sound effects to CSS templates. Below we compiled a list with over 100 download sites that serve that purpose. We will also try to keep the list updated, so if your favorite download site is not here, let us know about it with a comment. Audio Books

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