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Free Technology for Teachers: Teach Your Monster to Read 2 - A Fun Way for Students to Learn to Read

Free Technology for Teachers: Teach Your Monster to Read 2 - A Fun Way for Students to Learn to Read | Literacy and Learning Support | Scoop.it
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Reading Disabilities: 15 Causes and 10 Solutions | Minds in Bloom

Reading Disabilities: 15 Causes and 10 Solutions | Minds in Bloom | Literacy and Learning Support | Scoop.it
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Could a simple font help dyslexics read? 'Dyslexie' helps sufferers overcome their difficulties by making letters more unique

Could a simple font help dyslexics read? 'Dyslexie' helps sufferers overcome their difficulties by making letters more unique | Literacy and Learning Support | Scoop.it
Dyslexie, designed by dutch graphic designer Christian Boer, varies the size and shape of each letter to make sure all words are recognisable.
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Teaching with Tech: The Use of Technology in Special Education ...

Teaching with Tech: The Use of Technology in Special Education ... | Literacy and Learning Support | Scoop.it
Even though these disabilities may make learning more difficult, over 62% of these students graduate high school. This infographic details how technology is helping these students learn. With products like the ipad, NovaChat, Maestro, and ...

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Make it Interesting for the Reader: A Simple Writing Strategy {Week 4}

Make it Interesting for the Reader: A Simple Writing Strategy {Week 4} | Literacy and Learning Support | Scoop.it
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Why Reading Aloud to Older Children Is Valuable

Why Reading Aloud to Older Children Is Valuable | Literacy and Learning Support | Scoop.it
Reading aloud to older children -- even up to age 14, who can comfortably read to themselves -- has benefits both academic and emotional, according to researchers.
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Improving Spelling and Vocabulary with spelling scramblers

Improving Spelling and Vocabulary with spelling scramblers | Literacy and Learning Support | Scoop.it
Kids can practice spelling and increase vocabulary through spelling scramblers. These crazy mixed up letters require your child to search hard to find-a-word.
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6 Traits of Writing – Professional Development - Purple Word Palooza

6 Traits of Writing – Professional Development - Purple Word Palooza | Literacy and Learning Support | Scoop.it
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Catch the Spelling (Online Game for Studying Spelling & Vocabulary)

Catch the Spelling (Online Game for Studying Spelling & Vocabulary) | Literacy and Learning Support | Scoop.it
Practice Your Spelling & Review Vocabulary While Having Fun.

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Could Simple Things Like Stretching, Smiling, And Sitting Up Actually Make You Work Better?

Could Simple Things Like Stretching, Smiling, And Sitting Up Actually Make You Work Better? | Literacy and Learning Support | Scoop.it
Yes says science.
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Why Should You Try Game-Based Learning?

Why Should You Try Game-Based Learning? | Literacy and Learning Support | Scoop.it
  via Edudemic We’ve talked about gamification before, and we know that a lot of you out there are already incorporating (or working to incorporate) game-based learning activities into your cl...
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Orthographic Morphology - Real Spelling Albums - Powered by Phanfare

Orthographic Morphology - Real Spelling Albums - Powered by Phanfare | Literacy and Learning Support | Scoop.it
The structure and sequencing of the representation of meaning as text
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How to Ask Questions to Check Comprehension

How to Ask Questions to Check Comprehension | Literacy and Learning Support | Scoop.it
Here are some tips for asking effective questions to check for comprehension in readers of all ages.
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The 21st Century Principal: Digital and Media Literacy: How Can It Support 21st Century Learning?

The 21st Century Principal: Digital and Media Literacy: How Can It Support 21st Century Learning? | Literacy and Learning Support | Scoop.it

How can teachers use digital and media to support academic achievement in all subjects and content areas? The answer to that question is essentially what Renee Hobbs tackles in her book Digital and Media Literacy: Connecting Culture and Classroom.

Hobbs begins answering the question of supporting academic achievement with digital and media by outlining the rationale for engaging these two in 21st century instruction.


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Nevermore Sithole's curator insight, September 2, 2013 12:31 PM

Digital media in the Classroom

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Common misspellings - Oxford Dictionaries Online

Common misspellings by Oxford Dictionaries Online
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writing prompts

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These are some of the daily writing prompts I use in class. If you have questions, comments, or...
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Uses visual prompts for creative writing. Good starters for all ages.

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There's no dishonor in having a disability - Steven Claunch

View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/there-s-no-dishonor-in-having-a-disability-steven-claunch When faced with a bump in the road, sometimes we forget...
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Free Technology for Teachers: Best of 2013 So Far... Why Visuals Matter In Storytelling

Free Technology for Teachers: Best of 2013 So Far... Why Visuals Matter In Storytelling | Literacy and Learning Support | Scoop.it
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Multi-Sensory Activities for Teaching Reading

A 5-day series focused on multi-sensory activities for teaching reading to those who struggle {and those that don't}.
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15 Of The Best Educational Apps For Improved Reading Comprehension

15 Of The Best Educational Apps For Improved Reading Comprehension | Literacy and Learning Support | Scoop.it

"Reading comprehension is a matter of decoding, reading speed, and critical thinking about the text, all of which can improve with tiered practice.

So below, in an order of general complexity, are 15 apps for improved reading comprehension, ranging from word and sentence fluency, to recall, to critical thinking skills, to reading speed."


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Bmw's curator insight, September 2, 2013 1:09 PM

thanks John. plenty of ideas for reading.

Karine Thonnard's curator insight, September 5, 2013 7:58 AM

add your insight...

 
Maria Persson's curator insight, September 5, 2013 6:13 PM

Always great to have more than one choice since there isn't one perfect app!