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If you just found me, well, you have hit the jackpot. This is part of my collection of mostly free resources for clients. Enjoy the links!   Vocabulary building What we do with the material—now, for that, you need to hire me! Crossword puzzles: http://puzzlemaker.discoveryeducation.com/CrissCrossSetupForm.asp?campaign=flyout_teachers_puzzle_crisscross Practice... read more

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The market is crummy—if you are reading this and have a job, I am sure that you are grateful. If you are on the market, you are probably nodding, and sadly.   This past February, the company I work for launched a volunteer effort to mentor one segment of the population that is hurting badly—veterans returning from theater. I offered to lead the module for re-crafting resumes. Of course,... read more

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I am a reluctant writer sometimes. I find myself wanting to edit rather than create or preferring to do more research rather to start analyzing what I have. At moments like these, it helps to go find a muse. Last week, I found a glorious essay called " Good Writing and Editing is part of Great Design", on the blog Design Shack http://designshack.net/articles/business-articles/good-writing-and-editing-is-part-of-great-design/... read more

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Learning to write (better) with someone to guide you is wonderful. When you you're ready to supplement tutoring or classroom instruction, you will find that the products of many generous people await you at no charge if you're willing to dig in. Here are some of my favorites:   The Chicago Manual Online http://www.chicagomanualofstyle.org/qanda/latest.html offers a free subscription... read more