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7 Pinterest Ideas for High School Writing ~ In Our Write Minds

7 Pinterest Ideas for High School Writing ~ In Our Write Minds | English Language Arts | Scoop.it

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Some time ago, I posted 8 writing ideas from Pinterest. Most of those ideas were directed at elementary grades, so today I’d like to point you toward some terrific Pinterest ideas for high school writing.


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Cindy Riley Klages's curator insight, November 12, 2013 6:30 PM

Love these ideas--and their links

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Teaching Writing with Google Docs

Teaching Writing with Google Docs | English Language Arts | Scoop.it
Using Google Docs to do so much more when teaching writing - things that fit quite nicely into my flipped, just-in-time, technology enabled classrooms.

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Kay Lehmann's curator insight, October 22, 2013 11:03 AM

In Common Core we all need to focus on critical thinking as well as writing... This is a great tool to be using!

Kay Lehmann's curator insight, October 22, 2013 11:04 AM

Tips on using Google Docs

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6-Traits Resources: Six Traits Posters

6-Traits Resources: Six Traits Posters | English Language Arts | Scoop.it

Posters for each trait, plus links to traits specific curated articles. 


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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, December 15, 2013 3:29 PM

New poster set + links to curated articles on each of the traits. 

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10 Good Apps to Enhance Language Learning, Reading and Writing | Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

10 Good Apps to Enhance Language Learning, Reading and Writing | Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | English Language Arts | Scoop.it

Today, I am sharing with you a set of some great iPad apps that are really good for language learning. The two basic skills emphasized here are reading and writing. I invite you to check them out and share with us if you have other titles to add to the list


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David W. Deeds's curator insight, January 12, 2014 9:47 AM

Yep, downloaded the Rosetta Stone TOTALe app this morning.

Annie Edmonds 's curator insight, February 3, 2014 3:30 PM

Is the next generation learing how to write or rt.

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WatchKnowLearn - Free K-12 educational videos

WatchKnowLearn - Free K-12 educational videos | English Language Arts | Scoop.it
Free K-12 educational videos … organized. Tens of thousands of excellent, educational videos in a huge, intuitive directory. Organized, reviewed, rated, and described by teachers. Ideal as a supplement to a curriculum or for independent study.
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10 Shakespeare Quotes that you can use in Modern English.

10 Shakespeare Quotes that you can use in Modern English. | English Language Arts | Scoop.it
The English Language owes a huge debt of gratitude to William Shakespeare. Not only did he give us some of the world's most memorable plays that have stood the test of time, he also enriched our la...
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20 resources for teaching and practicing parts of speech | Teach them English

20 resources for teaching and practicing parts of speech | Teach them English | English Language Arts | Scoop.it
Learning the difference between the various parts of speech - nouns, verbs, adverbs, adjectives, pronouns, prepositions, conjunctions and interjections - can be tedious and confusing for any language learner.
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Improving Written Feedback - HuntingEnglish

Improving Written Feedback - HuntingEnglish | English Language Arts | Scoop.it
This week I gave a seminar at TeachMeet Clevedon. I am going to post more fully on my topic of teachers getting better by...
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Kaizena · Give Great Feedback · Voice Comments for Google Drive

Kaizena is the best place to help students improve their work. Import from Google Drive, add voice comments and attach mini-lessons.
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Rewordify.com: Understand what you read

Rewordify.com: Understand what you read | English Language Arts | Scoop.it
Rewordify.com helps you understand more of what you read, faster. It translates hard English into easier English.
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Krysta Hammond's curator insight, September 19, 2013 4:31 PM

Excellent idea for texts at a higher grade level - without the going to the dictionary or asking the teacher - time saver!

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App Smashing: Combining Google Drive, iTunes U, And Apps In The Classroom - Edudemic

App Smashing: Combining Google Drive, iTunes U, And Apps In The Classroom - Edudemic | English Language Arts | Scoop.it
Many schools that have adopted one-one tablet technology struggle with the pre-requisite skills associated with moving files from app to app. This process is now called App Smashing, and when you learn how to use it to your advantage, it really does make things nice and simple. Workflow is king and the easier it is …
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Krysta Hammond's curator insight, May 21, 2014 8:30 PM

Definitely a practise we need to be aware of and get into if we want students to be able to move their information and assignments from app to app in a more efficient way.

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Redefining the Writing Process with iPads

Redefining the Writing Process with iPads | English Language Arts | Scoop.it
Take a moment to think about how you learned to write. What steps did you go through? What was your process?

Most of us learned the same core set of skills on paper: organize, draft, edit, revise, t
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Corbett Harrison Great Writing Poster Ideas

Corbett Harrison Great Writing Poster Ideas | English Language Arts | Scoop.it
Corbett Harrison / I have been an educator in Nevada since 1991. I have taught all grade levels--K through 16--and I specialize in unique techniques for teaching writing. I currently teach 6th-8th graders.

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6 Online Tools That Will Help The Writing Process - Edudemic

6 Online Tools That Will Help The Writing Process - Edudemic | English Language Arts | 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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Reading Comprehension Worksheets

Reading Comprehension Worksheets | English Language Arts | Scoop.it
Great reading comprehension worksheets for teachers. Totally free and in a variety of formats. ereadingworksheets.com is the best!
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great variety of life skill reading

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Online converter - convert video, images, audio and documents for free

Online converter - convert video, images, audio and documents for free | English Language Arts | Scoop.it
Convert files like images, video, documents, audio and more to other formats with this free and fast online converter.
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This Amazing Commercial From Thailand Will Make You Cry

This Amazing Commercial From Thailand Will Make You Cry | English Language Arts | Scoop.it
Have a box of tissues ready before watching this incredible advertisement from Thai communication provider TrueMove H.
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