Engaging Students with Pop Culture

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Teacher Samantha Mielke recently moderated a panel at the Edmonton Comic and Entertainment Expo on incorporating pop culture in the classroom. We were wow’d and asked her to write about her experience. Here’s what she had to say. How do we make learning engaging? One golden rule for creating engaging lessons for students stems from…

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Attending Bett London? Pop by and say hi!

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Showbie is excited to be heading to Bett 2018 in London January 24-27. This will be our fifth Bett show and we’ve got lots of great things planned! Stop by Stand C150 and say hi to our CEO Colin, as well as Lucie and Brinna from our sales team. While you’re there, find out about…

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Showbie 3.6 – New Year, New Features!

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We’re ringing in the New Year with some exciting product updates over here at Showbie HQ. Showbie 3.6 gives you more colors to choose from when annotating documents, and the ability to change the order of items added to your shared folders. Sortable Shared Folder Items Assignment folders in Showbie have always been sorted in reverse chronological…

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4 Fun & Easy Ways to Learn English Faster

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The English language is one of the crucial requirements for functioning in the modern world. Beyond being just an essential job requirement, it is also valuable for finding your way in any country around the world, accessing brilliant research papers at university, or even just understanding the settings on your smartphone. Children learn languages more…

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Snowflakes or Mixed Mindsets?

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One of my brightest AP English lit students turned to me the other day before a Socratic seminar on Wuthering Heights and said, “You are really trying my set today.” Apparently, my challenge to her quick and superficial analysis of Heathcliff’s character did not sit well. To be fair, she was kidding. To be brutally…

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