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New Languages and Readings in Digital Contexts. Novas Linguagens e Leituras em Contextos Digitais.
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Como contar sua história pode ser ferramenta para o sucesso! « O que te motiva?

Como contar sua história pode ser ferramenta para o sucesso! « O que te motiva? | Litteris | Scoop.it

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Webinar: Writing and Writing Instruction to Improve Reading: What We Have Learned from Research

Webinar: Writing and Writing Instruction to Improve Reading: What We Have Learned from Research | Litteris | Scoop.it

Webinar: Writing and Writing Instruction to Improve Reading: What We Have Learned from Research Sponsored by Center on Instruction Published: 4/22/2011 11:06 AM The Center on Instruction hosted a webinar on April 21, 2011, featuring Dr. Steve Graham, co-author of "Writing to Read", a meta-analysis that examines the influence of writing on reading skills. He presented an overview of the findings and described implications for practice. He also provided specific examples of how writing facilitates reading and reading development. The archived WebEx file can be accessed here. The PowerPoint presentation used during the webinar and a synopsis of the report is available for download below, and the full report can be accessed here.

This webinar provides support in the alignment of instruction for schools that are implementing School Improvement Grants (SIG) and/or the College & Career Ready Standards (including Common Core State Standards).
Files available for this event: 156.95 KB PPT: Writing and Writing Instruction Improve Reading: What We Have Learned from Research 179.24 KB Synopsis of "Writing to Read: Evidence for How Writing Can Improve Reading"


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Why Good Writing Is Essential For Business

Why Good Writing Is Essential For Business | Litteris | Scoop.it
Mark Twain once noted that “to get the right word in the right place is a rare achievement.”I find it hard to believe the author of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn considered writing a struggle (though he must have--he also said, "Writing is easy.
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Calling All Resources: Fostering the Right Time to Write

Calling All Resources: Fostering the Right Time to Write | Litteris | Scoop.it
Creating the ultimate writing atmosphere that inspires students to produce their very best level has always coincided with a constant search, a continual revamping, and an open platform for students’ suggestions.
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20+ Free Online Libraries - Getting Smart

20+ Free Online Libraries - Getting Smart | Litteris | Scoop.it
It’s a shame more people are not aware of the wide array of free online libraries. Databases, books, videos, audio recordings and e-books are available, just waiting to be viewed and used.
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Home of the Book Genome Project

Home of the Book Genome Project | Litteris | Scoop.it
BookLamp is a book analytic engine powered by the Book Genome Project. BookLamp's technology has applications in book discovery, reader advisory, and book suggestions similar to how Pandora.com analyzes music.
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How to Analyze Transmedia Narratives?

Conference “New Media: Changing Media Landscapes” - St.
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How I stole your freelance writer jobs | Freelance Writers Resources

How I stole your freelance writer jobs | Freelance Writers Resources | Litteris | Scoop.it
Well, I didn't actually steal anyone's freelance writer jobs; I took them fair and square. Here's how I did it.
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The Amazon Kindle Turns Five Today

The Amazon Kindle Turns Five Today | Litteris | Scoop.it

"Today, 19 November 2012, marks the 5th anniversary of the launch of the Kindle."


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Public Writing and Writing to Learn

Public Writing and Writing to Learn | Litteris | Scoop.it

I would argue that public writing is one of the most important experiences for our students and critical if we believe in writing to learn. From the network public to citizenship, public writing makes our thinking visible and allows us to establish our voice in a broader context of learning for life.

 

But the idea of public writing disturbs many in education.


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10 Ways To Use Technology To Teach Writing

10 Ways To Use Technology To Teach Writing | Litteris | Scoop.it
Here, we offer just a few tech-focused ways to help students learn grammar,and, most importantly, why good writing is so important to their futures.
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iBook Author Video Tutorials

25 tutorial videos to help learn how to use iBooks.
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Infographic: Which Movie Studio Owns the Various Film Franchises?

Infographic: Which Movie Studio Owns the Various Film Franchises? | Litteris | Scoop.it

Ethan Anderton: "Now that Disney has added Lucasfilm and the Star Wars universe to their arsenal of established intellectual property (in addition to Pixar, Marvel and Pirates of the Caribbean), now might be a good time to review which well-known film franchises belong to what studio" ...


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60 Resources for Freelance Writers

Starting out as a freelancer? This post gathers links you'll need.


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5 free Grammar Checkers for Bloggers and Writers

5 free Grammar Checkers for Bloggers and Writers | Litteris | Scoop.it
I’ve been surfing the internet to locate more free tools for bloggers and writers. Editing your writing can be difficult for professional writers, and it can be twice as hard for those whom E...
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The best children's apps are about great storytelling and strong characters

The best children's apps are about great storytelling and strong characters | Litteris | Scoop.it
Technology doesn't replace traditional skills, but it can bring kids into the creative process.
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# the still point of the turning world (part 1)

# the still point of the turning world (part 1) | Litteris | Scoop.it
” Whenever the net absorbs a medium, it re-creates that medium in its own image. In not only dissolves the mediums physical form; it injects the mediums content with hyperlinks, breaks up the...
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Ommwriter - Making Writing a Pleasure Again

Ommwriter - Making Writing a Pleasure Again | Litteris | Scoop.it
Ommwriter is a simple text processor that firmly believes in making writing a pleasure once again, reinvindicating the close relationship between writer and paper. The more intimate the relation, the smoother the flow of inspiration.
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The Daily Routines of Famous Writers

The Daily Routines of Famous Writers | Litteris | Scoop.it

'A writer who waits for ideal conditions under which to work will die without putting a word on paper.'


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MIL FOLHAS: Modelo de ficha de leitura

MIL FOLHAS: Modelo de ficha de leitura | Litteris | Scoop.it
Modelo de ficha de leitura. Eis um modelo para realizar uma ficha de leitura. Note-se que existem modelos diferentes consoante os objetivos pretendidos. É possível fazer o download aqui: ...
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A Publisher’s Year: Rebooting the book | Afterword | Arts | National Post

A Publisher’s Year: Rebooting the book | Afterword | Arts | National Post | Litteris | Scoop.it
The House of Anansi is ahead of the digital curve, but what that actually means depends on the title.
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The Importance of Proofreading

The Importance of Proofreading | Litteris | Scoop.it
You can be a pandering politician, or you can be a bad speller, but try not to be both at once.
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Traditional surnames are becoming extinct: farewell to the Footheads and Pauncefoots - Telegraph

Traditional surnames are becoming extinct: farewell to the Footheads and Pauncefoots - Telegraph | Litteris | Scoop.it
What happened to the Pauncefoots? It’s no good asking the Bythewoods - some traditional surnames that date back hundreds of years are now becoming extinct, a new book claims.
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Teaching with Interactive Fiction

Teaching with Interactive Fiction | Litteris | Scoop.it
Remember those "text adventure" games from the 1980s? Although they faded out in popularity as video games took over, there is still a thriving community around Interactive Fiction (IF). It can also be a great tool for teaching literacy.
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10 Ways The Library Of The Future Will Be Different

10 Ways The Library Of The Future Will Be Different | Litteris | Scoop.it
Libraries have acted as community cornerstones for millennia, and every April marks School Library Month, celebrating how they promote education and awareness in an open, nurturing space.
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