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About the Virtual Writing Tutor Grammar Checker

Until recently, I had been correcting student errors by hand, returning assignments a week or two later. Like other teachers, it always struck me that 7-14 days was a long time for learners to wait for corrections, but with the large number of students I had in my classes, it was the fastest I could

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Reviews, Interviews, and Grammar Checker Articles

Here is a list of articles that were published recently about the Virtual Writing Tutor grammar checker: EFL Magazine interview with Nicholas Walker by Sharyn Collins 10 Reasons to Use a Grammar Checker with College Students by Nicholas Walker  Teaching English to Intermediate and Advanced Learners on the English Learner Portal Using grammar checkers to provide written corrective

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Sesquicentennial Pin for Leadership in Education

On November 25th, 2017, the Honorable Melanie Joly awarded me the Sesquicentennial Pin for Leadership in Education. The pin has a maple leaf at its center and is made from silver and copper recovered from the roof of the House of Parliment in Ottawa, Please follow and like us:

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TESL Canada Innovation Award

On June 9th, 2017, TESL Canada awarded my Actively Engaged Series of ESL textbooks with the TESL Canada Innovation Award. The Awards Committee said this about my three books: The Actively Engaged series for intermediate level students in academic preparation and college level English courses integrates reading and listening activities with grammar lessons, card games, information gaps,

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