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2020 NCTE Virtual Annual Convention

Are You Ready for a Dynamic 2020 Virtual Convention Experience?
The 2020 NCTE Virtual Annual Convention will provide exciting opportunities to bring the NCTE community together to engage in dynamic professional development programming, discover ways to connect, and network with other educators. We’ll feature 76 live, 56 scheduled, and 266 on-demand sessions—and if you miss one you can still access it for 60 days afterwards.

You’ll have a front-row seat for our General Sessions, Keynote Speakers, and Luncheon Presentations, including Trevor Noah, who will be kicking off the Opening General Session on Thursday, November 19, in “A Conversation with Trevor Noah.”

You’ll discover opportunities to customize your professional development and hear from fabulous authors, poets, and leaders whose work serves to support and motivate teachers across the country. In addition, our virtual exhibit hall lets you visit booths, see demos, enter giveaways, and experience live events with prominent authors. We’ll also provide inspiration for building classroom libraries with Build Your Stack®—unique sessions where authors and educators talk about using their favorite books in class.

Don’t delay—early bird registration ends October 31. Learn more and register for #NCTE20 today!

Presenter Tips & Office Hours: To prepare for the Virtual Convention, please see our updated Presenter Tips. We’ll also be holding office hours at four different times to give you a chance to ask us questions about the Convention and your presentation. We do need to know who is presenting, so please email annual2020@ncte.org to accept or decline your invitation no later than 8:00 a.m. ET, Monday, October 19.

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5 Tips to Write Correct and Easy to Perceive

Writing correctly and clearly is an important part of learning basic professional skills that you can later use anywhere. If you are not easily understood by your reader, it will be quite hard for you to establish an online presence or build any online relationships. However, in this era where the online environment is taking over, writing effectively is one of the biggest assets you could develop. From writing e-mails to official letters or even essays, you should be preparing yourself for what is to come. Here is a guide on how to write correctly and efficiently and how to improve yourself on this subject.

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How to Write Without Muse?

Writer’s block is one of the greatest challenges that most writers around the world face. It doesn’t matter if you write blog posts or American Novels. Writer’s block not only lowers your self-confidence but also steals your writing motivation. So, how do you write when it’s so hard to get going? In this article, we are going to share with you a few simple tips that will help you keep on keeping on. But first, let’s find out what a muse is.

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Advanced Academic Writing Course

Instructor: Leticia Medina

This class will focus on developing essential academic reading, writing, and public speaking skills primarily for graduate and post-graduate students and faculty. Participants will develop reading, writing, and speaking skills needed to be successful in an academic and professional environment. A variety of materials will give the students the opportunity to analyze and comment on written examples, generate their own exercises, improve their own original work, and prepare academic presentations. The class is designed to meet the needs and demands placed on scholars and faculty to read, write, and present formal, academic material.

This course has become for me a new impetus to learning English. My educational program involves writing scientific articles. So, I received a huge amount of useful information about specialized scientific journals, rules of clearance and submission of paper, how to avoid plagiarism, rephrase and summarizing my thoughts correctly and many other helpful tips and tricks. Furthermore, this course is not only for improving writing skills, it is also about communication. We discussed different topics with our teacher and other classmates. I can say that my speaking skills get better too. English is a universal language in scientific community. People who want to connect their life with science have to understanding researchers from different parts of the world.

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Textbook is not the best way to learn, by Bill Gates

Learning is an important objective among all the students studying across different levels. Text books are considered as one of the most important source of information utilised by a student in order to enhance their knowledge and understanding. Textbook are the part of one’s education life but with the changing learning environment, the process of learning is also significantly changed. Continue reading Textbook is not the best way to learn, by Bill Gates

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2nd International Conference Academic Writing in a Global World: Current Challenges and Future Perspectives – Outcomes (2019)

 On October, 17-19 the 2nd International Conference Academic Writing in a Global World: Current Challenges and Future Perspectives – was held on the basis of MIPT (Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology). It brought together academic writing specialists, researchers, and journal editors, teachers from all over Russia, as well as well-known speakers from the USA. Continue reading 2nd International Conference Academic Writing in a Global World: Current Challenges and Future Perspectives – Outcomes (2019)

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150 English Grammar Pages: Facebook, YouTube, Reddit, Telegram

You well know that productive studying and social networks are like archenemies to each other. You can only do one at any given time. You usually start with studying, let’s say, English grammar, but suddenly find yourself scrolling your Facebook feed or browsing subreddits. We know how that works. Continue reading 150 English Grammar Pages: Facebook, YouTube, Reddit, Telegram

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English Language Fellow Leticia Medina at NUST MISiS Academic Writing Center

September 23, 2019
We welcome our new senior lecturer at the NUST MISiS Writing Center: Leticia Medina from Texas, US.
This academic year 2019/2020, she will work with us and deliver courses on communication in the sciences as well as academic presentation skills. Leticia will also provide expert assistance to colleagues and NUST MISiS scientific researchers. Continue reading English Language Fellow Leticia Medina at NUST MISiS Academic Writing Center