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Grammar Ninja

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You are a Grammar Ninja who must find parts of speech by throwing ninja stars at words. Correct answers allow you to continue, while wrong answers literally explode


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ReadCloud

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Turning eBooks into a place for discussion and social learning


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Magnetic Poetry

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Creators of tiny word magnets used on fridges.


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Creative Book Builder

Creative Book Builder | Literacy - Ysgol Friars | Scoop.it

Creative Book Builder is a fantastic app that allows students to create books in epub format, which can then be exported to iBooks and shared with others. There are a variety of instructional uses for this app, from using it as a publishing tool for project-based learning to a summative assessment at the end of a unit ...


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MsCarterTL's curator insight, March 1, 2013 1:09 PM

This would work well with the implementation of an eBook signout system that allows the publishing of student work.

Ricard Garcia's curator insight, March 4, 2013 4:47 AM

Let's get ambitious!!! I'm sure students will love it. Hard work and high rewarding outcomes!

Catherine Thomas-Varcoe's curator insight, March 20, 2013 6:21 AM

An app that could be built into student activities or assessment if iPads are introduced across the board.

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Tagxedo - Word Cloud with Styles

Tagxedo - Word Cloud with Styles | Literacy - Ysgol Friars | Scoop.it

Nice for creating wordmats etc


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ScreenChomp

Get ScreenChomp on the App Store. See screenshots and ratings, and read customer reviews.

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Storytelling | Xtranormal

Storytelling | Xtranormal | Literacy - Ysgol Friars | Scoop.it
Stories that are just your type!

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VoiceThread - Mobile

VoiceThread - Mobile | Literacy - Ysgol Friars | Scoop.it

A version of voicethread for the ipad


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Comic Master

Comic Master allows you to create your own short graphic novel. Brought to you by 'Reading for Life'

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MAKE BELIEFS COMIX! Online Educational Comic Generator for Kids of All Ages

MAKE BELIEFS COMIX! Online Educational Comic Generator for Kids of All Ages | Literacy - Ysgol Friars | Scoop.it
MakeBeliefsComix.com is an educational comic strip creator from author Bill Zimmerman. Create, print, email and post to Facebook your original comic strips through this site!

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ToonDoo - World's fastest way to create cartoons!

ToonDoo - World's fastest way to create cartoons! | Literacy - Ysgol Friars | Scoop.it

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Sticky and Photo Sharing for you - lino

Sticky and Photo Sharing for you - lino | Literacy - Ysgol Friars | Scoop.it
lino is an online web sticky note service that can be used to post memos, to-do lists, ideas, and photos anywhere on an online web canvas. lino is a completely free service that runs on all popular web browsers.

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MTN

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Making The News 2 is a multimedia-rich online news publishing channel. Students at registered schools can create news articles that incorporate text, sound and video (using online sound and video editor) and, once approved by a teacher, publish their news stories to the world.


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Write rhymes.

Write rhymes. | Literacy - Ysgol Friars | Scoop.it
Look up rhyming words as you write. Instead of leaving what you're writing to find rhymes in a rhyming dictionary, just alt-click (or option-click) on the word you need a rhyme for and select from a pop-up list of suggested rhymes.

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PicLits.com - Create a PicLit

PicLits.com - Create a PicLit | Literacy - Ysgol Friars | Scoop.it

Inspired picture writing


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Quest - Make text adventure games without programming

Quest - Make text adventure games without programming | Literacy - Ysgol Friars | Scoop.it

This is a fantastic tool for developing literacy in the ICT lesson. Have pupils create their own quests or follow ready made ones


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Wallwisher.com :: What are YOU creating today?

A great web 2.0 tool that allows pupils to collaborate away from the classroom safely. You can set the page so that you moderate all posts before they are published.


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Teacher Resources: Quizinator for Teachers,

Teacher Resources: Quizinator for Teachers, | Literacy - Ysgol Friars | Scoop.it

Teacher Resources to Create, Store, and Print worksheets, studysheets, exams and quizzes online. Designed specifically for teachers.


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Cube Creator

Cube Creator | Literacy - Ysgol Friars | Scoop.it

Cubes to help with different writing tasks


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Make your thinking and planning smarter and faster | Seavus DropMind™

Make your thinking and planning smarter and faster | Seavus DropMind™ | Literacy - Ysgol Friars | Scoop.it
Seavus DropMind helps you to form creative ideas and solutions and think in multiple directions simultaneously. It offers unique creation of mind maps and effective and rapid review of information.

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Create Comics with Chogger

Create Comics with Chogger | Literacy - Ysgol Friars | Scoop.it
Make your own comics online with Chogger. Our comic strip creator lets you draw cartoons, add captions to photos, and share your comics - for free!

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FlipSnack | PDF to Flash page flip - flipping book software

FlipSnack | PDF to Flash page flip - flipping book software | Literacy - Ysgol Friars | Scoop.it
FlipSnack is a flipping book software that lets you convert PDF documents into Flash page flip digital publications that you can embed into your website.

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Glogster - join the visual communication network

Glogster - join the visual communication network | Literacy - Ysgol Friars | Scoop.it
Express yourself with the ultimate Glog(TM) - graphic blog. Mix Web, Images, Text, Music and Video. Create your Glogster account today and publish in a new way.

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