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Two tools that help students analyze writing

Two tools that help students analyze writing | AdLit | Scoop.it

On Twitter Clint asked me for a recommendation for a tool that his students can use to analyze writing. Two tools immediately came to mind ..."

Hemingway appAnalyze My Writing

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Won Ho's curator insight, January 7, 7:04 PM
Well, now you can be a good writer. It is paying service. For free, try http://alternativeto.net/software/hemingway-editor/?license=free#
영어 작문의 문장을 분석해 주는 서비스입니다. 영어 공부하는데 유용할 것 같네요~ 헉! 돈을 받네요... 오픈소스를 사용하려면 http://alternativeto.net/software/hemingway-editor/?license=free#
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How to create an annotated bibliography in Microsoft Word

How to create an annotated bibliography in Microsoft Word | AdLit | Scoop.it

"An annotated bibliography is an important part of any research document. Let's see how to create one with the help of Microsoft Word ..."

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10 Reasons to Screencast in Your Class and 7 Best-in-class Tools

10 Reasons to Screencast in Your Class and 7 Best-in-class Tools | AdLit | Scoop.it
A screencast is a video recording of what’s happening on your computer monitor, often with annotations and/or narration. It can be simple or sophisticated, anything from a whiteboard presentation t…

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Nicole Masureik's curator insight, July 27, 2016 3:54 AM
Helpful for those beginning the process
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Reading on the web with dyslexia? Here’s how to make It easier

Reading on the web with dyslexia? Here’s how to make It easier | AdLit | Scoop.it

"Browsing the Internet is a painless activity. For those with dyslexia, it can be challenging. Let's look at a few tips and tools you can use to make your time online easier ..."

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Use digital portfolios to fostering an authentic writing journey

Use digital portfolios to fostering an authentic writing journey | AdLit | Scoop.it

"The benefit of creating a digital writing portfolio for your students is that you can see writing across curricula and years ..."

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Fifteen free plagiarism detection tools

Fifteen free plagiarism detection tools | AdLit | Scoop.it

"Plagiarism has been one of the biggest issues either in academics or industries for decades. Here are 15 free plagiarism detection tools ..."

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Loralee Hutton's curator insight, January 19, 2015 5:49 PM

Lots of portable biz owners are concerned about copy-catting, or others using our intellectual properly... This list of tools can help.

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13 Very Different Tools To Help Students Find Their Voice

13 Very Different Tools To Help Students Find Their Voice | AdLit | Scoop.it

""Students need a voice.

By voice, I mean the ability to recognize their own beliefs, practice articulating them in a variety of forms, and then find the confidence — and the platform — to express them."


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Chris Carter's comment, May 3, 2014 7:55 PM
I appreciate the breadth of options suggested here. This is not, "just use tech!"
Ruby Day's curator insight, May 4, 2014 8:51 PM

Ideas to help find career focus - what suits them

Monica S Mcfeeters's curator insight, May 4, 2014 10:06 PM

A very important reason to use media tools is to give a voice to everyone, even little ones!

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39 Recommended Reading Comprehension Tools for Young Students

39 Recommended Reading Comprehension Tools for Young Students | AdLit | Scoop.it
A collection of teacher-approved, teacher-recommended reading comprehension websites and mobile apps for K-2 students.

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Michael Rost's curator insight, August 17, 2013 4:23 PM

Reading and listening share an underlying 'comprehension' construct...

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A Collaborative Animation Platform, From Chris Milk, Aaron Koblin, And Google

A Collaborative Animation Platform, From Chris Milk, Aaron Koblin, And Google | AdLit | Scoop.it

Kelsey Campbell-Dollaghan: "Over the past three years, Google Data Arts creative director Aaron Koblin and director Chris Milk have produced some of the most powerful music videos of all time, by allowing passive viewers to participate in the creative process."


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Using technology to inspire independent readers

Using technology to inspire independent readers | AdLit | Scoop.it

"Students can create and share video-based book reports—and deepen their reading habits ..."


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Five online tools that are grammar police approved

Five online tools that are grammar police approved | AdLit | Scoop.it

"Do you love to write, but hate the time it takes to proofread your work? Do your fingers and brain work at different speeds, resulting in grammar errors and typos? ..."

GrammarlyPaper RaterAfter The DeadlineOnline CorrectionHemingway Editor
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Maria Angélica Morales Valencia's curator insight, September 14, 2016 10:08 PM
Normally, when we write an article, essay, narrative paragraphs, etc… we are so inspired that do not pay attention in the grammar mistakes, although word lets us know certain mistakes, it is an incomplete tool that has a lot of ambiguous suggestions. Most of the tools that we found at Internet are not useful due to the fact that are not developed correctly so we have a lot of ideas and our written text is almost perfect but as students, our grade is low for the grammatical errors. Now, thanks to 5 tools we can check our grammar and be sure that our text is accurate. The tools are: Grammarly, Paper Rater, After the deadline, Online correction, Hemingway Editor. All of these tools are available to improve our grammar competence.
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Nine best-in-class digital storytelling tools

Nine best-in-class digital storytelling tools | AdLit | Scoop.it

"A digital story is a series of images connected with text and/or a narrated soundtrack — captured by a digital device such as an iPad or smartphone — that tell a story. It can be fictional …"


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Turnitin launches new formative writing tool

Turnitin launches new formative writing tool | AdLit | Scoop.it
Turnitin introduced Revision Assistant, a formative writing tool giving students immediate feedback on all aspects of student writing.

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Pippa Davies @PippaDavies 's curator insight, February 17, 2016 12:26 PM

Formative assessment and writing tools with Turnitin and revision assistant.

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Thirteen digital research tools for the Google generation

Thirteen digital research tools for the Google generation | AdLit | Scoop.it

"This post is promoted by Noet, makers of Encyclopedia Britannica Noet Edition and the free research app for the classics, who asked us to talk about the credibility of information research in a digital world. We thought, then, that it might make sense to focus on digital tools and resources that highlight the idea of credibility ..."


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Venn Diagram - Interactive Tool from Read-Write-Think

Venn Diagram - Interactive Tool from Read-Write-Think | AdLit | Scoop.it
This interactive tool allows students to create Venn diagrams that contain two or three overlapping circles, enabling them to organize their information logically.

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Writefull: - Tutorial

Writefull: - Tutorial | AdLit | Scoop.it
Writefull Writefull is a writing assistant tool that works with a small popover (on Mac) or pop-up window (on Windows). Unlike many other apps,

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John Dalziel's curator insight, March 3, 2014 7:33 AM

Writefull is a writing assistant tool that works with a small popover (on Mac) or pop-up window (on Windows).
Writefull comes in two editions: the free Google Books edition, which uses the English Google Books database, and the paid Web edition, which uses the Internet.
I've tried the Free edition and feel it is a useful tool for all Learners. (We are all learners!)
Writeful uses data from Google Books (5+ million books) and the Web to give users language support.
All users need to do is...
   - select a chunk from your text,
   - activate the Writefull popover (Ctrl + Space), and
   - choose one of Writefull's options.
The options include...
   - Checking the number of results
   - Comparing the number of results
   - See examples in context
   - Find words in context and
   - Find synonyms in context

I suggest you start here on the Tutorials page.

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How to pronounce words (and use them) | A video pronunciation dictionary

How to pronounce words (and use them) | A video pronunciation dictionary | AdLit | Scoop.it

This site gives you example pronunciation or words and also finds videos with subtitles that show the words being used in context.


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Alejandro Restrepo's curator insight, March 27, 2013 1:00 AM

Intersting concept for some that cannot pronounce certain words. 

David Montero's curator insight, March 30, 2013 4:00 AM

people in real situations naturally speaking and using the word in context. 

Ruth Vilmi's curator insight, April 1, 2013 9:52 AM

The best site I know for teaching you how to pronounce any word, and to hear it in authentic situations on You Tube. Please share!