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August 2013 Blog Posts (10)

At the Crossroads of Youth, Age and Wisdom

Inspired by a Twitter conversation between George Couros and John Spencer on Aug. 14, 2013

http://willgourley.edublogs.org/2013/08/15/at-the-crossroads-of-youth-age-and-wisdom/

Added by Will Gourley on August 15, 2013 at 9:52pm — No Comments

JTHS Innovation Domination: Susan Graham aka Senorita #edtech!

We're starting a new focus within our blog that will highlight the innovative thoughts, ideas, and lessons of the teachers at JTHS.  The goal is to share the stories and experiences of  those who are utilizing our 1:1 laptop initiative to transform teaching and learning in their classroom.  Innovation…

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Added by Eric Patnoudes on August 14, 2013 at 3:50pm — No Comments

Correlation

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Added by John Marsh on August 12, 2013 at 5:12am — No Comments

Why Blogs, and Who Needs Them Anyway?

Most professions have professional journals that address the current methods and innovations of that profession. They are used as way to announce to the profession what is going on in that profession, what is working, and what is not. Traditionally, these have been printed media coming out on a periodic basis. Many of the …

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Added by Thomas Whitby on August 9, 2013 at 1:32pm — No Comments

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Classification is a rhetorical style that, in essay format, takes a whole and splits it up into parts and then places the divided information into various categories. While you may see this rhetorical style used within a single paragraph, it’s not uncommon to write an entire essay using a classification format.A classification essay combines two different techniques. First, you would divide a complex and difficult topic into subtopics for clarity and explanation purposes. Next, you would…See More
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A Ph.D. is the terminal degree for some fields, and it prepares graduates for faculty and research positions at universities. Earning a Ph.D. requires advanced coursework, examinations and a dissertation analyzing original research. This article discusses what must be done to obtain a Ph.D.The first step in the journey toward completing a doctoral degree is to obtain an undergraduate degree. For the best start, choose a bachelor’s degree program at a regionally accredited university.…See More
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Writer’s block is a term you’ve probably heard often. The amazing and confusing thing about writer’s block is that people apply the term to drastically different experiences. For many, “writer’s block” means a frustrating but temporary stall in their progress. For some authors, though, the phrase looms nightmarishly large and describes a recurring and debilitating struggle to move ideas from their mind to the page.Under the pressure of deadlines, almost everyone—from students to professors to…See More
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