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Interactive Scaffolds from Library of Congress, National Archives and others

Interactive Scaffolds from Library of Congress, National Archives and others | Hawhana | Scoop.it

Even with all those media-rich, glittery new resources out there, I find that I often return to some basics–a few simple, older and newer interactive tools for teaching and learning. Here’s an eclectic list of some handy interactive stand-bys:


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21 Digital Tools to Build Vocabulary | Learning Unlimited | Research-based Literacy Strategies

21 Digital Tools to Build Vocabulary | Learning Unlimited | Research-based Literacy Strategies | Hawhana | Scoop.it

If you follow this blog, you know that I believe effective vocabulary instruction is just about the most important instructional activity for teachers to get right. For lots of reasons. Vocabulary influences fluency, comprehension, and student achievement. How’s that for starters?


In addition, a broad vocabulary is important for effective speaking, listening, reading and writing.Vocabulary is a foundational component of an effective K-12 comprehensive literacy framework. And, vocabulary plays an important role in the Common Core State Standards.


I’ve posted previously about the importance of effective vocabulary instruction and developed a popular Infographic featuring the “Top 10 Characteristics of Effective Vocabulary Instruction.” Since a broad vocabulary program includes both direct and indirect word learning strategies, the following online tools can be easily integrated to support word learning.


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