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How Parents & Students Hire a Tutor – Slideshow

How Parents & Students hire a Tutoring Match Tutor from Tutoring Match

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Minds in Motion

SATURDAY, MARCH 24, 2012 BEDFORD MIDDLE SCHOOL 88 NORTH AVENUE WESTPORT, CT 06880 12:00-12:30 p.m. Check-in; 1:00- 4:00 p.m. Program   From rocketry to robotics, animals to animation, and origami to organic farming, Minds in Motion provides opportunities for children …

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Wednesday’s Writing Tip

Is that a real word? Have you ever had a conversation where the person you are speaking with throws in a word that you have never heard before? The English language has morphed over the years, slang terms used as …

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Thursday’s Thrilling Tidbit

Did a missing comma kill a King? In 1308, King Edward II of England married Princess Isabella of France ( who at the time was 12 years old). King Edward had no interest in the young Isabella and at an …

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Monday’s Sample SAT Question

The tiger (A) usually hunts by night and (B) feeds on a variety of animals, (C) but it prefers fairly large prey (D) such as deer and wild pigs.  (E) No Error. Which part of the sentence is incorrect?  A)  B)  C)  D)  E) …

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Look No Further, Educators ~ The Top 5 Websites for Teachers

Keeping it fresh is always a challenge for teachers. Finding new ways to teach old concepts, suggesting alternate methods and approaches to attack a problem or project, updating and using technology in the classroom. Education nation has searched out the …

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Wednesday Writing Tips

      When answering essay questions (like on ACTs, SATs, APs, SSATs or ISEEs), sometimes it is a good idea to consider the following: connections to the world  connections to your community connections to yourself Try to connect the …

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Valentine’s Day According to Google

  “It’s humbling for Google to confess that even with its super powerful search engine capable of finding any and all gifts, such things can’t solve all our problems, especially when it comes to human emotions.” Happy Valentine’s Day!   …

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Aren’t We All Gifted?

What do all of these gumballs have in common? They are all gumballs. Sure they are different colors, different flavors, maybe even different sizes, but they are still just gumballs.  When I was teaching in the South Bronx my students …

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Wikipedia and Freedom of Speech

From January 18th at midnight to January 19th at midnight WIKIPEDIA will be voluntarily blacking out their English website to protest the SOPA and PIPA bills. To read more got to :  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:SOPA_initiative/Learn_more

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