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Tips For Imaginative Educators #14: Engage the Literate Eye

Whether early or accomplished readers, if your students read, then their emotions and imaginations can be evoked when they engage the “literate eye”. Add this to your cognitive toolkit: literate students learn better when they have opportunities to work with information in different visual formats. So, encourage your students to play with graphs, charts, tables, […]

Teaching through chronic illness: Stay organized!

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Carrying my binder around the Cleveland Clinic became more onerous each day of my visit. I did not dare leave it behind, though. My baby blue binder had my imaging CDs, my symptoms notebook, places for visit summaries and receipts, my to-do lists, and all of my medical history for the last ten years. Sure, […]