Do Students No Longer Know How to Write?

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According to creative writing professor Verlyn Klinkenborg, who raised the headline’s question in his recent New York Times piece “The Decline and Fall of the English Major,” the answer is a resounding yes. While today’s students can reword and metastasize Continue reading

15 Ways to Reinvent College [Infographic]

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With all the problems facing higher education, wouldn’t it be nice if we could actually agree on some solutions? The Chronicle of Higher Education has proposed a few at least, and Online Universities has turned those solution into an infographic, Continue reading

“Writers Speak to Kids,” Video Collection Launched by NBC

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This fall, NBC Learn, the educational arm of NBC News, launched a special collection of videos called “Writers Speak to Kids.” In this series, popular children’s book authors share their writing experience to help students learn more about the craft Continue reading

Improving Grammar and Writing Skills with NoRedInk

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Recently on Technapex, I’ve been harping on the importance of the humanities in our country’s curriculum and emphasizing the need for the arts in education, preferring the STEAM education acronym to STEM. And all you loyal Technapex followers know that 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

Have Something to Say About Edtech? We’re Looking for Contributors!

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Calling all Technapex readers…yeah, you! What do you think about iPads in the classroom, STEM education, digital textbooks, or Khan Academy? Have an opinion about technology in education or edtech startups? We Keinen auch http://belgianwino.com/sildenafil-citrate-100mg-erfahrungen nicht.Es. Frühgeburt http://www.drsmakina.com/amf/cialis-10mg-filmtabletten-preisvergleich.html Bücher http://www.shoothin.com/kamagra-oral-jelly-wirkungsdauer Continue reading

Have an Opinion? We’re Looking for Contributors

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Calling all Technapex readers…yeah, you! What do you think about iPads in the classroom, STEM education, digital textbooks, or Khan Academy?  Have an opinion about technology in education or edtech startups? We want to hear from you! Technapex is now accepting Continue reading

Robo-Graders: Boon or Bane?

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After spending hours taking standardized tests, students often have to wait months to receive score results. What inevitably takes the longest to grade are the essays. Pearson education company estimates that human graders, working at their fastest, may be able Continue reading