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Infographic: How writing affects your brain

Infographic: How writing affects your brain | Feed the Writer | Scoop.it
This infographic explains how writing helps your memory, how your brain reacts when it hears a story, why clichés are forgettable and more.

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Elaine J Roberts, Ph.D.'s curator insight, December 27, 2014 11:15 AM

Just as reading transforms us, so can writing impact and improve us. Whether reading or writing, or listening or speaking, our use of words matters.

Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, December 27, 2014 7:17 PM

There are a number of educators who think we should do away with cursive writing. The infographic provides some food for thought.

 

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Audrey's curator insight, January 4, 6:05 PM

You activate many areas of your brain when you tell a story.  There are so many areas in education where students can use stories to remember details of information needed for writing  exam answers.  Stories are visual,  can be auditory; you can introduce smells and engage with whatever you are writing about. 

 

The whole brain becomes stimulated with a person's own  record of the information.  How can you forget?


Go to www.hotmoodle.com  for story writing information.

 

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What Online Tools Work for Teaching Language Arts?

What Online Tools Work for Teaching Language Arts? | Feed the Writer | Scoop.it
Growing excitement around technology’s potential to transform the classroom has the education community chattering about laptops, tablets and smartphones. Continue reading →

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Pippa Davies @PippaDavies 's curator insight, January 4, 2013 6:13 PM

Kidblog and Collaborize Classroom are two tools that work for me in language arts and book clubs.  What works for you?

Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, January 4, 2013 8:09 PM

It was word processing that pulled me into technology.  I recall many English teachers telling me that word processing was going to ruin writing. 


And so it goes....

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So You Want To Start A Blog?

So You Want To Start A Blog? | Feed the Writer | Scoop.it

If you’re planning on starting a blog, there’s no shortage of reference material here at MakeUseOf — we have an entire manual dedicated teaching you the ins and outs of WordPress, [http://www.makeuseof.com/pages/set-up-your-blog-with-wordpress-the-ultimate-guide ] and we’ve even compared two popular blogging platforms [  http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/blogger-vs-wordpress-comparision/ ] then laid out the facts to help you choose...


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Lots of good information here. Infographic.

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