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Thsrs: Find Shorter Words for Your Tweets
Cover Art With the 140 character limit on Twitter, brevity is key. Thsrs finds shorter synonyms for your long words so you can keep your tweets within the limit. Check out our Encyclopedias and Dictionaries page for more unique word-finders.
 
posted Oct 27, 2013 by Christina G. Category: Encyclopedias/Dictionaries

Write a novel in a month!
Cover Art Do you dream of becoming a writer? Do you have a story idea that you can't stop thinking about? If so, join thousands of other aspiring and established writers this November for NaNoWriMo or National Novel Writing Month. Participants attempt to write an entire 50,000 word novel in a month. Even if you don't finish your novel, it's a great chance to hone your writing skills while getting encouragement from your fellow writers. Start brainstorming now so you can start writing on November 1.
 
posted Oct 20, 2013 by Tony H. Category: English/LanguageArts

Minnesotan Oddities to Visit Over MEA
Cover Art Looking for an offbeat adventure or day trip to go on during MEA break? Roadside America has a list of oddities and attractions to visit in Minnesota, both in and beyond Minneapolis. Got more time to kill? Check out our Minnesota Subject Guide to find out more about the history and offerings of our North Star State.
 
posted Oct 13, 2013 by Christina G. Category: Minnesota

"The end of bullying begins with me."
Cover Art Make that your motto this month and every month. October is National Bullying Prevention Month. Go to the PACER website to learn about steps you can take to stop bullying in your school and community. Wear orange on Wednesday, October 9 for Unity Day.
 
posted Oct 6, 2013 by Tony H. Category: SchoolStuff