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Written from one teacher to another, Nancy Sommers’ Responding to Student Writers offers a model for thinking about response as a dialogue between students and teachers — and for thinking about the benefits of responding to writers as well as to their writing. Braddock Award–winning Nancy Sommers has taught composition and run composition programs for…

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How can we as parents, educators, and members of the business community prepare students to be successful leaders in today’s global environment? It’s a critically important question. Gloria Cordes Larson, president of Bentley University, explains why today’s practices in higher education are inadequate preparation for our rapidly evolving innovation economy. Instead, she passionately advocates for…

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Teachers possess unique skills, knowledge and experience. So why should their approaches to classroom technology look the same? In Integrating Technology in the Classroom, author Boni Hamilton helps you discover technology tools and projects that resonate with your teaching style, classroom context and technology skill level — all while helping students achieve academic growth. In…

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What are “essential questions,” and how do they differ from other kinds of questions? What’s so great about them? Why should you design and use essential questions in your classroom? Essential questions (EQs) help target standards as you organize curriculum content into coherent units that yield focused and thoughtful learning. In the classroom, EQs are…