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David Myers
Part of my text-writing pleasure is interjecting playful thoughts and tongue-in-cheek one-liners that students, too, seem to enjoy: “Does the name Pavlov ring a bell?” (If I don’t enjoy writing—assuming psychology teaching can offer both wisdom and wit—then who will enjoy reading?)   As part of my, um, “executive time,” I occasionally visit… (Show more)
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Zac Bacco
Click to view contentMARCH 26 | 2:00 PM ET Studies show that engaging students through activities, discussion and collaboration is more effective than traditional lecturing. iClicker is pleased to invite you to a First Year Experience-specific webinar led by Lizette Cordeiro. Attend this webinar to learn key strategies, ideas and best practices as they relate to the…
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David Myers
Click to view content“The sun looks down on nothing half so good as a household laughing together over a meal.” ~C. S. Lewis, “Membership,” 1949   It’s one of life’s curiosities: Taking in food is, everywhere, a common communal activity. For families and friends, eating together is a social event. For creatures with a need to belong, group meals provide the pleasures… (Show more)
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LitBits Guest Blogger
Click to view contentApril is National Poetry Month! We've asked some of our LitBits bloggers to discuss how they approach poetry with their literature and creative writing students.   Today's featured guest blogger is Cristina Baptista, American Literature Teacher at Sacred Heart School in Greenwich, CT.   We all know those first few words of The Waste Land: I… (Show more)
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Donna Winchell
Click to view contentWe know what composition curricula looked like as far back as Aristotle’s time. Students were taught to present their compositions orally, but the compositions themselves, even that far back, were introduced in an order that matched the development of cognition. The narrative and descriptive assignments we used to teach at the beginning of the… (Show more)
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LitBits Guest Blogger
To continue our celebration of National Poetry Month, we're re-posting the following blog from Phillip Chamberlin professor at Hillsborough Community College. This post originally appeared on LitBits on October 23, 2018.    “I lost six friends and neighbors—all under 25 years old—to suicide. And since then, I’ve lost about five friends to heroin… (Show more)
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Becky Anderson
Macmillan Learning has a Faculty Consultant program that might work for you.       The Faculty Consultants talk about how they implement our products in their classes. They can speak about how our products actually work in real classes with live students.   They can talk about how LaunchPad changed their class or what students think of Sapling or… (Show more)
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Jennifer Bilello
Congratulations to Bedford Series Advisory Editor David Blight, who won a 2019 Pulitzer in the history category for his remarkable biography “Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom.”  We're so proud of your authorship of this important work!    Read more here: Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom, by David W. Blight (Simon & Schuster) A… (Show more)
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