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The Science of Creative Writing / New York Times . For the first time, researchers have used fMRI scanners to track the brain activity of writers as they created fiction. The results have drawn strong reactions from other scientists.

This Is Your Brain on Writing - NYTimes.com

10 Story Starter Posters (FREE) - Find more tips at… Writing Strategies, Writing Resources, Teaching Writing, Writing Ideas, Teaching Ideas, Writing Advice, School Resources, Writing Activities, 5th Grade Writing

Hook Your Reader: Story Starters/Mini Posters for the ELA Classroom

10 Story Starter Posters (free)

From 'Avatar' to 'Jurassic Park,' 'Beowulf' to 'Jaws,' All Stories Are the Same - The Atlantic Folklore, Literary Genre, Beowulf, Hero's Journey, Story Structure, Teaching History, Cozy Mysteries, Red Riding Hood, Wizard Of Oz

All Stories Are the Same

From Avatar to The Wizard of Oz, Aristotle to Shakespeare, there’s one clear form that dramatic storytelling has followed since its inception.

5 videos on grammar and word choice. There’s no denying it — the English language can be mighty tricky. When writing a paper, a novel or even an e-mail, you might look at a sentence you just wrote and think, “Is that… Writing Lessons, Writing Resources, Writing Services, Writing Advice, Writing Help, Essay Writing, Better Writing, Grammar Lessons, Improve Writing

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There’s no denying it — the English language can be mighty tricky. When writing a paper, a novel or even an e-mail, you might look at a sentence you just wrote and think, “Is that…

EssayTagger is a web-based tool that helps teachers grade essays faster by eliminating the repetitive and inefficient aspects of grading papers. EssayTagger is not an auto-grader. You still do all the grading yourself, but now you can do it faster! Teaching History, Teaching Writing, Teaching Tips, Teaching Posts, Writing Curriculum, Essay Writing, Mastery Learning, Grading Papers, Learning

EssayTagger Common Core Rubric Creation Tool

A free tool to help teachers create their own customized Common Core-aligned rubrics.

Article of Interest: Between them, Dave Isay of StoryCorps and Brandon Stanton of the photography website, Humans of New York, have collected more than stories from regular folks around the world. They share the… Brandon Stanton, The Art Of Storytelling, Kinds Of Story, Humans Of New York, Black Fathers, Personal Narratives, Public Speaking, Photography Website, Ted Talks

The art of storytelling, according to the founders of StoryCorps and Humans of New York

Between them, Dave Isay of StoryCorps and Brandon Stanton of the photography website, Humans of New York, have collected more than 75,000 stories from regular folks around the world. They share the…

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How to Criticize with Kindness: Philosopher Daniel Dennett on the Four Steps to Arguing Intelligently

“Just how charitable are you supposed to be when criticizing the views of an opponent?”

Journalling - It makes you healthier, more creative, less stressed, and it even heals physical wounds faster. No joke.

9 reasons why writing in a journal should be your only resolution in the new year.

If you've got a list of resolutions, this one thing will cover them ALL.

Joy and Sadness (voiced by Amy Poehler and Phyllis Smith) in the new Pixar movie "Inside Out" How many ideas can the folks at Pixar h. Disney Inside Out, Film Inside Out, Inside Out Review, Joy Inside Out, Film Pixar, Pixar Movies, New Movies, Disney Movies, Disney Stuff

Pixar offers free online lessons in storytelling via Khan Academy – TechCrunch

There are few organizations in the world that can claim more expertise when it comes to storytelling than Pixar . The Disney-owned animation studio is known for its ability to consistently create world-class movies with gripping narrative alongside stunning visuals. Now, Pixar is helping others learn the secrets of great storytelling – for free, in partnership […]

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Experimental Game Turns Players into Poets and Writers

What do British Romantic Era poets and video games have in common? The answer is Elegy for a Dead World, an unlikely game that leaves the players with “no game to play,” but to explore three long-dead civilizations, observe, and make notes... or stories — or poems — or songs. The three lost worlds f...

Your students can improve their work by recognizing the strengths and weaknesses in the work of others. Two Rivers Public Charter School GRADES PK - 8 Writing Resources, Teaching Writing, Teaching Resources, Writing Curriculum, Teaching Ideas, Middle School Ela, Middle School English, High School, Readers Workshop

Learning From Peers’ Strengths

Students can improve their work by learning to recognize the strengths in the work of their peers.

Language is a Virus is a great site to cure writer's block with writing prompts, exercises, generators & gizmos Interactive Sites, Writing Curriculum, Writing Prompts, Writer's Block, Get Started, Generators, The Cure, Finding Yourself, Language

Cure writer's block with writing prompts, exercises, generators & gizmos

Cure writer's block with writing prompts, exercises, generators & gizmos

How many kinds of stories are there? From Harry Potter, to Oedipus and Romeo and Juliet, scientists at University of Vermont use data modeling to figure it out. Kinds Of Story, Story Arc, Film Books, Book Tv, Fiction Books, Plot Graph, Slaughterhouse Five, Harry Potter, Writing

6 Types of Stories Scientifically Proven to Make You Emotional

How many kinds of stories are there? From Harry Potter, to Oedipus and Romeo and Juliet, scientists at University of Vermont use data modeling to figure it out.