Dealing with Tragedy: Online Resources for Discussing Difficult News with Students

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The city of Boston is in our thoughts today, and our hearts go out to the victims of the senseless tragedy that took place at the Boston Marathon. The news is hard enough for adults to grapple with; and it’s Continue reading

Happy Election Day! More Resources for the 2012 Election

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Happy election day, Technapexers! For those of you readers who are of voting age, remember: vote early, vote often. It’s still not too late to learn more about this year’s election. Over the past couple months we’ve been posting election Continue reading

National Day on Writing: Share #What[You]Write On Twitter

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Today is the National Day on Writing,  declared by the U.S. Senate to be a day in which: The National Council of Teachers of English, in conjunction with its many national and local partners, honors and celebrates the importance of writing. Continue reading

Student Opinion on the Presidential Debate

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Today The Learning Network, the New York Times’ education blog that provides teaching and learning materials for teachers and students, asked students to submit their opinions on last night’s presidential debates: As you watch the debates on Wednesday night, tell Continue reading