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Ginger Grammar Check Keeps Your Writing in Check

Ginger Grammar Checker

There are several grammar checkers out there, and they all have their advantages and disadvantages. The important thing to understand about grammar checkers is that none of them is perfect. It isn’t easy creating a grammar checking algorithm. Unlike spelling checkers, which are checking for something which seldom changes and is relatively constant and widespread, […]

Video Games in the Classroom

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In a recent interview conducted with Prof. Jordan Shapiro of Temple University, he stated that although digital tools such as video games can be very beneficial for learning, nothing will ever replace a good teacher. Good teachers can be found in schools everywhere, regardless of whether its a public vs private school education or the particular […]

Silent Letters

Silent Letters

One of the more annoying things about the English language is its high content of silent letters. A whopping 60% of English words include silent letters in them. These letters can create a problem for both writers and readers, and certainly for those of us who are studying English as a second language. Many English […]

How to Motivate Students

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Keeping students motivated is one of the greatest all time mysteries. To me, it seems that motivation is a lot easier in younger grades. During higher education schooling, many students already have some desire to stay motivated in order to succeed, so a lot of that burden falls on them in the form of self-motivation. […]

Creating a Safe Classroom Environment

SAFE CLASSROOM ENVIRONMENT2

Establishing a safe and comfortable environment in the classroom – indeed, in the entire school – is crucial. Part of the teacher’s job to create that environment, and make sure that the classroom is a space where education and learning can take place. Safety in the Classroom Students are a shifty bunch, be they in […]

Were vs. We’re

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Basic English Grammar Rules: Were vs. We’re Homonyms are very common in the English language. What is a homonym, you ask? Homonyms, or homophones, are words which sound alike but have separate meanings. Use of the words were and we’re can be very confusing. It is difficult to know when to use the right word. […]

How to Fight and Check Plagiarism

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While it is easier than ever to find and copy information straight off the internet, it is also easier than ever for teachers to figure out that you’ve copied information off the internet. It is a double-edged sword. In many ways, plagiarism is a disease which is constantly spreading. Even with the advent of plagiarism […]