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This Is Your Brain on Writing - NYTimes.com

This Is Your Brain on Writing (Published 2014)

This Is Your Brain on Writing - NYTimes.com

10 Story Starter Posters (free)

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

10 Story Starter Posters (free)

18 Simple Essay Hacks Every Student Needs To Know

18 Simple Essay Hacks Every Student Needs To Know

Turn off Netflix for starters.

From 'Avatar' to 'Jurassic Park,' 'Beowulf' to 'Jaws,' All Stories Are the Same - The Atlantic

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.

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…

TED-Ed Innovative Educators

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 Common Core Rubric Creation Tool

EssayTagger Common Core Rubric Creation Tool

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

Here's a typical, lyrical post from Humans of New York: “I left Belize when I was 12 or 13, just as all my friends were getting swept up into gangs. The gangs would get kids to do the dirty work, because they knew the kids wouldn’t go to jail. I actually have an old photograph of the group of friends I used to hang out with– there were seven us. After I came to America, they were all killed in the exact order that they were standing in that photograph.” Photo by Brandon Stanton.

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…

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

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?”

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

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.

Learn storytelling via Pixar and Khan Academy.

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 with […]

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...

Critique Protocol: Helping Students Produce High-Quality Work | Edutopia

Learning From Peers’ Strengths

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

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

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.

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.