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Making Paragraph Decisions

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We wondered if we could offer the students some revision possibilities. We wanted to help them see that there are countless ways to paragraph.
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The more I read it the more I believe that it is the best blog I have read on teaching writing. The articles are interesting, practical and research based. This is my go-to place for  advice on teaching different aspects of writing.

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Reader Idea | 'How The New York Times Saved My Class'

Reader Idea | 'How The New York Times Saved My Class' | Edumathingy | Scoop.it
This Reader Idea gets struggling students back on track to read and discuss literature with a unit on expressing opinions and interpreting perspectives using New York Times articles.
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Using a strategy as simple as it is brilliant Ms Poupko engages her class, teaches them textual strategies and encourages deeper interaction by using newspapers and then springboarding onto the more difficult class texts. 

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10 Types Of Writing For eLearning: The eLearning Coach: Instructional Design and eLearning

10 Types Of Writing For eLearning: The eLearning Coach: Instructional Design and eLearning | Edumathingy | Scoop.it

Not only do we need skills for expository, creative, persuasive and technical writing, but we often write about topics for which we know very little at first. Furthermore, our writing is expected to be motivating while clearly delivering concepts, procedures and facts.
Here you’ll find some brief guidelines that focus on each type of writing. Much of this writing is done in storyboards, so I didn’t include writing for storyboards as a separate type. What other types of writing for eLearning can you think of?


Via Alfredo Calderon, Luciana Viter, Ken Morrison, Jim Lerman
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Louise Robinson-Lay's comment, August 17, 2012 8:42 AM
Thanks Ken, I'm glad you find it useful. Please feel free to recommend good sites.
Ken Morrison's comment, August 26, 2012 10:01 AM
Thank you for the rescoop!
I see great resources on your site.
Ken
Ken Morrison's comment, August 27, 2012 12:21 PM
Thank you for the rescoop. I like what I see on your topic!
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Noredink Better Way to Learn and teach about Grammar

Noredink Better Way to Learn and teach about Grammar | Edumathingy | Scoop.it

web-based learning platform that helps students improve their grammar and writing skills.


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Informational Writing Can Be Informational Learning: A Guest Blog Post by Christopher Lehman

Informational Writing Can Be Informational Learning: A Guest Blog Post by Christopher Lehman | Edumathingy | Scoop.it
Students’ informational writing can change dramatically when we include an extra step in between: 1) take notes, 2) experiment with those notes by teaching-through-writing, 3) write a draft.
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teaching informational text can be dry and dull but here is a way to add voice and engagement.

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How Does Writing Affect Your Brain? [infographic]

How Does Writing Affect Your Brain? [infographic] | Edumathingy | 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.

Via Dennis T OConnor
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A visual overview of the ways that writing affects the brain.

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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, 2014 11:24 PM

Massage your brain....

Chris Shern's curator insight, February 1, 5:39 AM

The power of putting pen to paper helps to make sense of a world increasingly filled with noise.

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Paulo Coelho: Lesson Learned on Writing and Life

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Ok, the idea was not mine. A Filipino blogger, Jerome, collected a series of my comments on writing – and I found his page by chance.
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