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25 Reading Strategies That Work In Every Content Area

25 Reading Strategies That Work In Every Content Area | immersive media | Scoop.it
25 Reading Strategies That Work In Every Content Area

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Laura Saavedra's curator insight, July 22, 4:43 PM

Quite visual and useful

Cindy Riley Klages's curator insight, July 22, 8:05 PM

This includes a link to 50 apps, too.  

Al Post's curator insight, July 27, 9:38 AM

A good reminder of tried & true strategies!

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8 Unique Free Resources Students Can Use to Improve Their Writing Skills

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Not the Writing Usual Tools and Resources ... Any tool that is going to help you improve your writing skills is a good idea. After all, you cannot make a wheel

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3 Strategies to Improve Student Writing Instantly

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Editor's Note: A version of this post first appeared on Techie Teacher and Character Coach.

"But Miss Parrish, I can't think of anything to write!"

Haven't we all heard similar lines in our classro

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5 Reasons To Use YouTube In The Classroom

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If you like to bring multimedia into your lessons (and who doesn't?) then you probably use YouTube in the classroom from time to time.

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Gust MEES's curator insight, June 18, 2013 2:44 AM

 

If you like to bring multimedia into your lessons (and who doesn’t?) then you probably use YouTube in the classroom from time to time.


Susan Wegmann's curator insight, June 18, 2013 5:34 AM

Interesting thoughts. Only if teachers can get it through their school's firewall.

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Teaching without Words: A 2011 Ted Talk worth another look - Good for all, not just ELL learners

Teaching without Words: A 2011 Ted Talk worth another look - Good for all, not just ELL learners | immersive media | Scoop.it

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Arlene Bonsma's curator insight, February 19, 2013 11:12 AM

intertesting TED OrangeCounty talk about using technology (specific computer games) to teach without words.  Improved math scores and understanding

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Teach English Online Using Google Hangouts - YouTube

Learn what you can do with Google Hangouts to make your online English lessons more interactive and engaging. In the video I go through the different applica...

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Four favorite tools for English language learning

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Here are four high-quality digital tools that can help teach English language skills, from Common Sense Media and its new Graphite service.

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Rewordify.com: Understand what you read - Great tool for ELL, ESL, and all!

Rewordify.com: Understand what you read - Great tool for ELL, ESL, and all! | immersive media | Scoop.it
Rewordify.com helps you understand more of what you read, faster. It translates hard English into easier English.

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Denise Lombardo's curator insight, September 16, 2013 9:25 PM

Have played with program a bit - and I love that you can not only input text and have it simplified, but you can also input text and turn it into a quiz to test yourself. Great as a study tool for older kids.

Sarah Kosloski's curator insight, September 23, 2013 8:35 PM

Word simplifier, great for learners in early stages!

Ann Lynn's curator insight, October 25, 2013 6:08 AM

This looks promising. I need to give it a try before I can further evaluate it.

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Poetry Idea Engine | Writing with Writers | Scholastic.com

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Learn the many ways to write poetry and create your own haiku, limerick, cinquain, or free verse poem with the Poetry Idea Engine.

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A List of The Best Free Digital Storytelling Tools for Teachers

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A List of The Best Free Digital Storytelling Tools for Teachers.

 

Here some of the pluses of digital storytelling in education :


- It develops creativity and critical thinking Students who are shy or afraid to talk in class get a chance to speak out their minds 

 

- It empowers students voice to deliver rich, deep message that is capable of conveying a powerful message. 

 

- It helps students explore  the meaning of their own experience, give value to it, and communicate that experience with others.

 

- It promotes the notions of life long learning and independent learning 

 

- It develops students communicative skills It is a reflective process that helps students reflect upon their learning and find deep connections with the subject matter of a course or with an out-of-class experience. 

 

- It fosters students sense of individuality It also gives students an opportunity to experiment with self-representation and establish their identityStudents creating digital stories develop proficiency with multimedia applications

 

 


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Ness Crouch's curator insight, February 2, 2013 11:51 PM

Do I need to add more?

Γιώργος Παπαναστασίου's curator insight, February 3, 2013 1:02 PM

Και "storyjumper" επίσης.

Gianfranco D'Aversa's curator insight, February 10, 2013 7:45 AM

A List of The Best Free Digital Storytelling Tools for Teachers.

 

Here some of the pluses of digital storytelling in education :


- It develops creativity and critical thinking Students who are shy or afraid to talk in class get a chance to speak out their minds 

 

- It empowers students voice to deliver rich, deep message that is capable of conveying a powerful message. 

 

- It helps students explore  the meaning of their own experience, give value to it, and communicate that experience with others.

 

- It promotes the notions of life long learning and independent learning 

 

- It develops students communicative skills It is a reflective process that helps students reflect upon their learning and find deep connections with the subject matter of a course or with an out-of-class experience. 

 

- It fosters students sense of individuality It also gives students an opportunity to experiment with self-representation and establish their identityStudents creating digital stories develop proficiency with multimedia applications