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A Guide to Producing Better Student Writers and Editors With Dictation Tools (EdSurge News)

A Guide to Producing Better Student Writers and Editors With Dictation Tools (EdSurge News) | 6-Traits Resources | Scoop.it

“Ok, I’m ready to print,” said Jack, a happy-go-lucky third grader.Glancing at him skeptically, I replied, “What? You typed the whole thing?”“I didn’t type… I used my voice.” Jack said.Sure enough, when I looked at his screen, Jack’s writing task was completed, a feat that would have been impossible.."

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The road to literacy is where you find it.  Dictation tools can help learners of all ages develop their writing skills.

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Students Cite YouTube, Google, Wikipedia the Most [INFOGRAPHIC]

Students Cite YouTube, Google, Wikipedia the Most [INFOGRAPHIC] | 6-Traits Resources | Scoop.it
When doing homework, many students turn to the same websites as they do when they're surfing the web.

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Can Students ‘Go Deep’ With Digital Reading?

Can Students ‘Go Deep’ With Digital Reading? | 6-Traits Resources | Scoop.it
The trick to being a good reader, no matter the medium, is being an engaged reader, a fact that Pennington notes is well-supported by research. “It’s pretty clear that good readers are active readers engaged with the text,” he said.
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Engagement is the key....

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