Home

24Mar 2017

The Library of Congress offers classroom materials and professional development to help teachers effectively use primary sources from the Library’s vast digital collections in their teaching. Find Library of Congress lesson plans and more that meet Common Core standards, state content standards, and the standards of national organizations. Life Photo Archive is a good platform […]

22Mar 2017

Non-cats and big blue wobbly things While Johnson was undoubtedly a pioneer in dictionary-making and many of his methodologies form the basis of modern historical lexicography, there are some divergences. One of the basic tenets to which lexicographers adhere is that our definitions are descriptive and should never betray any personal feelings that we as […]

22Mar 2017

4. Accessories with some “Teacher” Flair6. Gifts from the heart “I’m all about animals and my students know my second act after retirement plan is an animal sanctuary. One of my favorite gifts ever was the student who made a gift basket for my dogs. It included treats, toys, a dog calendar, and a gift […]

22Mar 2017

It is truly a festival of superlatives with 6.9 million visitors in 2011 alone. In the same year, 7.5 million litres of beer and 522,821 roast chickens were consumed. Over the years, Oktoberfest has developed many traditions and it is quite an experience. Let’s have a look at a few of the most important Oktoberfest […]

15Mar 2017

Writing Service is a must-havewriting appGet Writing Service It’s free Ambiance is not a misspelling; it is an alternative spelling. You can use it in the same way as ambience. Which one is most popular? “No doubt, the officials scrupulously planned the airport’s location to prevent the incessant air traffic and roaring engines from visibly […]

15Mar 2017

Next week marks the beginning of National Poetry Month and we’ve searched the Writing Service Communities for fun activities you can try in your classroom to celebrate. Try one of the ideas shared below during the month of April, or leave a comment below telling us about your favorite poetry-related activity. Have students create Spine Poetry! Spine […]

14Mar 2017

Get Writing Service It’s freethat makes sure everything you type is clear, effective, and mistake-free.Writing Service is a must-havewriting app How did your favorite team’s fans stack up? Take a look at our 2016 Grammar Power Rankings to find out. The Boys of Summer are in their glory! Last year, we ranked all thirty Major […]

14Mar 2017

Trust the process!  Rarely does anyone write a first draft and expect anyone else to deem it perfection.  It’s not realistic to expect that your first draft will be your final draft. Include a period of brainstorming, outlining, writing a first draft and revising repeatedly until you have created a final draft. Reading the essay […]