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Reading is different online than off, experts say

Reading is different online than off, experts say | Literacy | Scoop.it
Our brains, neuroscientists warn, are developing new circuits with a big impact on non-digital reading

Via Dr. Susan Bainbridge
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In our moves to have students read all their content from a screen are we doing them any favours? This article introduces the concept of the bi literal brain and argues that students need to develop both linear and non-linear reading strategies.

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L'impact de l'utilisation d'Internet sur le lecteur.  Hum...  À creuser davantage ...

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Persuasion Map - ReadWriteThink

Persuasion Map - ReadWriteThink | Literacy | Scoop.it
The Persuasion Map is an interactive graphic organizer that enables students to map out their arguments for a persuasive essay or debate.
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caffold for persuasive writing

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Reading is different online than off, experts say

Reading is different online than off, experts say | Literacy | Scoop.it
Our brains, neuroscientists warn, are developing new circuits with a big impact on non-digital reading

Via Dr. Susan Bainbridge
Anne-Maree Johnson's insight:

In our moves to have students read all their content from a screen are we doing them any favours? This article introduces the concept of the bi literal brain and argues that students need to develop both linear and non-linear reading strategies.

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Violaine Blondin's curator insight, April 9, 2014 8:45 PM

L'impact de l'utilisation d'Internet sur le lecteur.  Hum...  À creuser davantage ...

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18 Ways To Use Rubrics In Education - @Edudemic

18 Ways To Use Rubrics In Education - @Edudemic | Literacy | Scoop.it
Rubrics are an extremely useful classroom evaluation tool, though many teachers these days aren’t using them anymore, and don’t think they are necessary. The lovely graphic below from Mia MacMeekin takes a look at rubrics and why they should be used and what they can improve, along with a little guide for teachers on rubrics. …

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An increasingly overlooked tool for assessment and helpful in curriculum evaluation as well.

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Sometimes The 'Tough Teen' Is Quietly Writing Stories

Sometimes The 'Tough Teen' Is Quietly Writing Stories | Literacy | Scoop.it
In author Matt de la Peña's Mexican-American family, men who read books were seen as "soft."
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