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Polly C.
Classroom teacher
Take My Word For It!
Oakland, CA
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Polly Conway is a writer and enthusiastic educator living in Oakland, CA. She's a published poet and journalist, and her writing about handmade and DIY culture can be found all over the Internet. Polly earned her BA in theatre at San Francisco State University, and completed her MFA in writing at California College of the Arts. She's worked with renowned non-profit Mentor Artists Playwright Program, helping Native American students write their own plays, and teaches art and craft classes to kids and adults. She currently teaches with Take My Word For It, an after-school creative writing program creating a safe and supportive environment for kids to explore their imaginations. Polly loves encouraging students to let go of their fears and is always amazed by the results.

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Judges, Courts, and the Law
Comic-style explanations of judicial system could use more interaction
Common Sense Rating 3
Teacher Rating 3
Tricider
Ask questions, brainstorm ideas with responsive voting tool
Common Sense Rating 3
Teacher Rating 4
Professor Garfield
Options almost overwhelm in lasagna-loving cat's fun educational site
Common Sense Rating 3
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Ning.com
Customizable social networking tool has classroom potential
Common Sense Rating 3
Teacher Rating 2
GirlsHealth.gov
Covers teen health basics but could do so much more
Common Sense Rating 3
Teacher Rating 4
Corkboard
Simple, standard post-it board for virtual bookmarking
Common Sense Rating 3
Teacher Rating 2
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