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Empowering Students Through Blogging

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A motivational exercise ends up teaching educators a lot about student engagement.
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Part II: How Much, and What, do Today’s Middle and High School Students Write? | Pew Internet & American Life Project

Part II: How Much, and What, do Today’s Middle and High School Students Write? | Pew Internet & American Life Project | K-12 Connected Learning | Scoop.it
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6 Online Tools That Will Help The Writing Process - Edudemic

6 Online Tools That Will Help The Writing Process - Edudemic | K-12 Connected Learning | Scoop.it
Getting the writing process started is difficult. Keeping it going is even harder. These online tools should help you out!
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Ten-Year-Old Girl Publishes on Amazon

Ten-Year-Old Girl Publishes on Amazon | K-12 Connected Learning | Scoop.it
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A great example of authentic learning!

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Readymag - A publishing tool

Readymag - A publishing tool | K-12 Connected Learning | Scoop.it
The simplest & most elegant web publishing tool

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María Dolores Díaz Noguera's curator insight, December 6, 2013 3:05 PM

Amazing

Jim Doyle's curator insight, December 7, 2013 12:10 AM
Readymag - A publishing tool
Aulde de Barbuat's curator insight, January 25, 8:05 PM

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Storybird - Artful storytelling

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How Does Writing Affect Your Brain? [infographic]

How Does Writing Affect Your Brain? [infographic] | K-12 Connected Learning | Scoop.it
According to today’s infographic, writing can serve as a calming, meditative tool. Stream of conscious writing exercises, in particular, have been identified as helpful stress coping methods. Keeping a journal, for example, or trying out free-writing exercises, can drastically reduce your levels of stress.

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Eugene Fernandez's curator insight, July 22, 2013 7:21 AM

The act of writing is in of itself a reflective and creative journey.

Cathy Ternent Dyer's curator insight, August 7, 2013 10:22 PM

Great information! Thanks to Elvira for telling me about it. :)
I've always said that keeping a journal is cheap therapy! 

Ann Kenady's curator insight, February 5, 11:24 PM

Massage your brain....

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The Updated Classroom – Developing Student Writing Skills with Tablet and Smartphone Apps | Emerging Education Technology

The Updated Classroom – Developing Student Writing Skills with Tablet and Smartphone Apps | Emerging Education Technology | K-12 Connected Learning | Scoop.it
This collaboratively written article provides some great ideas for leveraging today's mobile technologies to help students enhance those vital writing

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Gone Google Story Builder

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Collaboration has gone Google. Create a story and then share your video.
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Gotta start playing with this!!

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The 8 Digital Skills Students Need for The Future ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

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SummarizeThis™

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Judith Morais's comment, December 20, 2013 12:19 AM
I tried copying and pasting complex texts in the app. The summarised version was just the first part of the text, word for word. Has anyone used it in any way that showed the apps usefulness?
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Widbook | Write, read and share!

Widbook | Write, read and share! | K-12 Connected Learning | Scoop.it
The social network to find books, publish your own, create shelves and spread ideas.

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, December 13, 2013 12:04 PM

This looks like a great tool for publishing student work or getting started on an ebook project.

Katherine Francis's curator insight, January 28, 9:56 AM

ebook project for beginners - recommended by Nik Peachey

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Penflip - a social writing platform

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Garry Rogers's curator insight, December 2, 2013 2:04 PM

Smooth setup.

Maryalice Leister's curator insight, December 2, 2013 3:59 PM

A unique addition to a writer's toolbox. Check it out!

Ali Anani's curator insight, December 6, 2013 12:28 AM

Let ideas flow without distractions

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SEVEN STEPS TO THE PERFECT STORY [Fun Infographic]

SEVEN STEPS TO THE PERFECT STORY [Fun Infographic] | K-12 Connected Learning | Scoop.it

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KindredReaders's curator insight, January 2, 11:45 AM

great visual reference!

Ali Anani's curator insight, January 3, 1:39 AM

Creative writing in steps

Gennia Holder's curator insight, January 14, 9:50 AM

This a great list, but, perfect?  I don't know about that :)  Stories aren't a magic bullet. However, applying these elements and telling the right story+right time+right audience... can make an emotional connection with your audience that impacts your business.

 

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The Book Chook: LEGO DC Universe Superheroes Comic Builder

The Book Chook: LEGO DC Universe Superheroes Comic Builder | K-12 Connected Learning | Scoop.it

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BookChook's comment, April 24, 2013 7:59 PM
You might also be interested in my PDF, Using Comic Editors with Kids http://susanstephenson.com.au/using-comic-editors-with-kids/
Viviene Tuckerman's comment, April 24, 2013 9:06 PM
Thanks :)
Maria Richards's curator insight, May 21, 2013 9:06 AM

Lego - a sure winner with the boys.