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Jennifer Bilello
When is EconEd 2019? The EconEd Conference will be held on October 18-19th, 2019. Where is EconEd 2019? EconEd will be in New Orleans, Louisiana at the Renaissance New Orleans Pere Marquette French Quarter Area Hotel at 817 Common St, New Orleans, LA 70112. How can I follow EconEd on social media? You can follow EconEd through our Twitter and…
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Jack Solomon
Click to view contentAs Sonia Maasik and I work to complete the tenth edition of Signs of Life in the U.S.A., I have been paying special attention to American popular music, which will be a topic for a new chapter that we're adding to the book. While our approach will be semiotic rather than esthetic, part of my research has involved listening to music as well as… (Show more)
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Becky Anderson
Name: Vaughn Scribner   Department: History School: University of Central Arkansas Product: Achieve Read & Practice How do you use Read & Practice? I use Read and Practice as a low-stakes, highly-effective way to help students reinforce what they learn in lecture and discussion. Advice on using technology with your students? Communicate with…
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Becky Anderson
In an effort to keep all of our products working smoothly, so you can keep your work going, we are doing a scheduled maintenance of LaunchPad, Sapling, and FlipIt on Sunday, October 20th from 12:01am until 7am Eastern. During these 7 hours, neither you nor your students will be able to access these products, so you should alert your students and… (Show more)
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Michelle Clark
I often pair LearningCurve topics—one rhetorical and one grammatical topic--per major assignment. While my students were working on a literacy narrative this semester, for example, they were also working on topic sentences and shifts in LC. For a recent annotated bibliography assignment, it was helpful to pair the LearningCurve activity on… (Show more)
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David Myers
“The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance—it is the illusion of knowledge.”   This wisdom, often attributed to American historian Daniel Boorstin, suggests a sister aphorism: The great enemy of democracy is not ill will, but the illusion of understanding. It is social and political opinion that, even if well-intentioned and sincerely… (Show more)
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Andrea A. Lunsford
Click to view content  During a visit to the Bread Loaf School of English in August, a place I have taught on and off for nearly thirty years and one whose natural beauty (in Vermont’s lush Green Mountains) always renews my spirit, I got to attend a workshop put on by Bread Loaf students. Titled “An Anti-Racist Teach In,” the workshop lasted two hours and engaged… (Show more)
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Suzanne McCormack
We just finished the second week of the fall semester and I’m already feeling anxious about the notes my students are not taking during class.    History classes are notorious for being heavy with note taking. My on-campus classes meet twice a week for 75 minutes each. I plan for students to be taking notes from my lecture for at least some part… (Show more)
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Hannah Peach
Picture this: it’s finals week. You’ve been tirelessly grading papers, proctoring exams, attending end-of-semester meetings. Keeping an eye on the final grades deadline, you enter that last student’s exam score into your learning management system (LMS) and click submit. Viola! Another successful semester in the books. You are just about to settle… (Show more)
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