Month: September 2017

Unleashing Creativity With Clay

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The simplest form of model making or sculpting is with clay. Working with this flexible and malleable material is both interesting and enjoyable. It is quite easy to create even three dimensional figures with clay. So much so…

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Introducing Literature into a Spanish Language Class: Advice for Teachers

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How, When and What Literature to Introduce If you agree with me that it is important to introduce students to Spanish-language literature, there are a few remaining questions regarding how to address that need. Here are a few…

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The Three Gorges Dam in China: Chinese Engineering Wonder:

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A Civil Engineering Wonder The ‘Three Gorges Dam’ is an engineering wonder of the 21st Century. The dam is one of the largest dams in the world and it has   garnered controversies from all the possible directions,…

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It Pays to Get Locked Up! Escape Rooms: The Marketers’ New Playground

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One might think that being locked up is a thing of nightmares, well now it’s the new cool. Sweeping en-vogue industry events such as the South By Southwest (SXSW) Conference, the Escape Room is the attraction getting everyone…

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Helping Boys Read: Middle School Reading Strategies

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The Trouble With Boys… Peg Tyre recently published the book The Trouble With Boys: A Surprising Report Card on Our Sons, Their Problems at School, and What Parents and Educators Must Do. The title adequately describes the gist…

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