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I'm a middle school teacher and science and books are two of my favorite things! (Chocolate and coffee are pretty high up on the list as well)

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Monday, November 9, 2015

Where did English come from? - Claire Bowern | TED-Ed

Where did English come from? - Claire Bowern | TED-Ed:  Do you ever wonder about the confusing spellings of some words? This short video explains a lot!

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Write the World - Homepage

Write the World - Homepage:
Do you love to write? Check out the Write the World website - it is filled with tips, writing and contests!
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Grammarly Blog

Grammarly Blog: The Grammarly Blog offers some great writing tips! Check it out!

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Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Teen Ink Contests!

Whether you like to draw, write poetry or create fiction or non-stories, Teen Ink has a contest for you! This is a great way to see your work in print! http://www.teenink.com/Contests

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Grammarly Blog Newsletter

Grammarly Blog Newsletter:  Cell phone etiquette, top five patriotic reads and more!

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Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Teen Ink | A teen literary magazine and website

Teen Ink | A teen literary magazine and website:  This month's photos include some work by a student in Hampstead, NH. Check out student writing and art and maybe even submit some of your own!

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Thursday, December 4, 2014

Regional Programs | Scholastic Art & Writing Awards

Regional Programs | Scholastic Art & Writing Awards:  Here is an opportunity to enter your writing to compete for some cash prizes.  There is a $5.00 fee for entry, but this may be waived if finances are an issue. January 16th is the deadline for all entries to be uploaded to their website.

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A Quick Introduction to Expository Writing

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

How Do I Change My Google Document to a PDF format?

With the internet, almost anything is possible! If you are having difficulties saving your google document into a pdf file format, please check out this video tutorial!

Monday, September 15, 2014

James Dashner Talks Maze Runner Highlights + MORE! | Videos | Random House Kids

James Dashner Talks Maze Runner Highlights + MORE! | Videos | Random House Kids:  Are you excited to see the new Maze Runner movie? Check out this short video of author James Dashner talk about the process of writing a book!

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Monday, September 1, 2014

Labor Day - more than just a three day weekend!


Everyone loves Labor Day - three day weekend, big sales at the mall... but why do we have Labor Day?Read about some jobs that keep America running and learn why we celebrate Labor Day!
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Monday, July 28, 2014


The blog from Pulse It! Looking for some good books to read this summer or want to try your luck ast winning some books? Want to ask some of the hottest writers a question? This is the blog you will want to read!
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Sunday, June 8, 2014

Man and Beast | The Moth

Man and Beast | The Moth:  Alan Rabinowitz - he was a young child whose terrible stutter prevented him from talking to anyone but animals.  As an adult, Alan's promise to an old jaguar in a zoo comes to life in the jungles of Belize.  Listen to his amazing story now on the Moth.

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MY HERO Teachers Room : Frequently asked questions about The MY HERO Project.

MY HERO Teachers Room : Frequently asked questions about The MY HERO Project.:  This link will bring you to a page with stories about many different people, animals and even some fictional characters from stories - that are all heroes.  You may recognize many of the names of heroes that other people have written about.  Who is your hero?

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The My Hero Project - Alan Rabinowitz

The My Hero Project - Alan Rabinowitz: Read more about Alan to learn why he is Luke Matthew's hero.  After reading this, consider submitting your own essay about someone you admire for their efforts to take care of the Earth!

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