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How to Use Metaphors for Way Better Biz Storytelling

How to Use Metaphors for Way Better Biz Storytelling | Literacy | Scoop.it
Blog post at Enchanting Marketing : You know your writing needs to stand out.

You want to inspire your readers to take action, change their beliefs, or to buy something.
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Denyse Drummond-Dunn's curator insight, May 2, 2013 5:39 AM

Useful explanation of what metaphors are and why they can add spice to your storytelling. Thanks Henneke for the post and Karen for sharing.

Hamid Hameed's comment, May 2, 2013 7:17 AM
interesting
Alison D. Gilbert's curator insight, May 2, 2013 4:10 PM

The magic of metaphors.

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Readng Comprehension Apps for the UDL Classroom #edchat #engchat | English with Mr. Bormann

Readng Comprehension Apps for the UDL Classroom #edchat #engchat | English with Mr. Bormann | Literacy | Scoop.it
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Apps & Lessons | iPad Art Room

Apps & Lessons | iPad Art Room | Literacy | Scoop.it
iPad inspires creativity and hands-on learning with features you won’t find in any other educational tool — on a device that students really want to use.
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Common Core Practice | Reading The Times and Responding in Code

Common Core Practice | Reading The Times and Responding in Code | Literacy | Scoop.it
This week our classroom collaborators decided to experiment with learning Web design via a tool that makes it easy. For each prompt, their students did an extension activity involving Web design, examples of which we’ve linked to.
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Activate - Motivate - TEXTIVATE!

Activate - Motivate - TEXTIVATE! | Literacy | Scoop.it

Textivate is an online facility for creating and sharing interactive browser-based activities. Text re-ordering, gap-fills, text re-construction, anagrams, matching, memory, hangman, flashcards, millionaire and lots more - all automatically generated based on any text and/or list of matching items that you put into the textivate text box. Much of the site is free to use, and subscribers can upload resources to share with their students or embed activities on a blog or website. It is browser-based, so it works on desktops, laptops, ipads etc. The activities are ideal for whole-class work with any interactive whiteboard. You can see video tutorials here: http://textivate.posthaven.com/video-tutorials To help you get started, browse the hundreds of public resources on the site, or click on "textivate now" to see the range of activities available.


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Mariana Pagella's comment, June 2, 2013 11:11 AM
I've tried it. It's really interesting!!
Mariana Pagella's curator insight, June 2, 2013 11:13 AM

Excellent text-based tool

Rob Hatfield, M.Ed.'s curator insight, June 6, 2013 7:31 PM

Many activities can be developed with Textivate for ELL's

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Teaching & Learning | iPad Art Room

Teaching & Learning | iPad Art Room | Literacy | Scoop.it
Explore the potential of iPads to help transform the teaching and learning in your classroom. This page provides inspiration, teacher resources, new ideas
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5 Myths About Writing With Mobile Devices - Edudemic

5 Myths About Writing With Mobile Devices - Edudemic | Literacy | Scoop.it
There are some big myths about writing with mobile devices. But are they actually true? The EdTechTeacher team weighs in on a controversial topic.
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