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Fun, In-Class Writing Assignment

This may be a little too cynical for many teachers’ tastes, but we couldn’t help seeing some potential fun in the Chris Christie Bridgegate scandal. It can be illuminating to try and write in someone else’s...

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Can Patrick Swayze Help Students Write More Effectively?

Need some ideas for writing assignments that help learners “dig down” into a subject and think about it in complex ways? Try asking students to write about Hollywood ‘reboots’ of 80s and 90s entertainment – like ’21 Jump Street’ and ‘Red Dawn.’

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