The top content management systems (such as WordPress, Joomla, Squarespace, etc.)

The top content management systems — from Excerpt: 38% of the websites use none of the content management systems that we monitor. WordPress is […]

“Best Online Educational Games for High School Students”+ “Learning Apps For Kids To Explore in 2021” [’s Khan & Gupta]

Best Online Educational Games for High School Students — from by Saniya Khan Excerpt: …the introduction of educational games to kids helps increase their […]

Get Creative with Winter Poetry Magnets

When a cool concept like Magnetic Poetry is smashed with classroom technology, such as Google Slides, teachers now not only have a fun activity to […]

Full OWL Resources for Grades 7-12 // Purdue Writing Lab

Full OWL Resources for Grades 7-12 // Purdue Writing Lab: For resources specifically created for...

Materials writing and pub quizzes

Before lockdown I was an avid pub quizzer. It’s the perfect hobby for a materials writer because we accumulate tons of useless facts when researching […]

Essentials of Writing a Law Dissertation

The dissertation may be a requirement of each student regardless of any level. Without conducting research, students cannot clear the program. Students need to conduct […]

DC: Should more professors, teachers, staff members, & trainers be on Substack?

From DSC: After seeing the following two items, I wondered…should more professors, teachers, and staff members be on Substack? Heather Cox Richardson Offers a Break […]

Year in review

Last blog post of 2020. Here’s how the year went… January: Handed in my notice at British Council. Started Module 2 of the PGCEi. Goaded […]

Adapting to Change, Loss, and Possibilities: Dennis Maness

It’s been a time of reflection. A time of thinking about how much I miss having meandering conversations with friends over coffee and dessert. And, […]

Common English Errors in Course Writing

To improve your course writing, you will first need to recognize the common errors that people make and make sure you avoid those in your […]

Some scenes from a wonderful, artistic, creative “Bitmoji Classroom” [Clay, Young, Thomas, Smith, Koch, & Verddugo]

From DSC: Our oldest daughter showed me a “Bitmoji Classroom” that her mentor teacher — Emily Clay — uses as her virtual classroom. Below are […]

Semicolon Bookstore & Gallery: Chicago’s only black woman-owned bookstore & gallery space

From DSC: Our oldest daughter told me about this great/cool WIN-WIN situation here! I thought it was so cool, that I wanted to pass it […]

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