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"Writing Challenge for Kids" Turns Writing Into Interactive

"Writing Challenge for Kids" Turns Writing Into Interactive | NOLA Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Do your students suffer from writer's block? I've found a cure for what ails them: Writing Challenge for Kids, an app by Literautas.
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Depth Of Knowledge Rubric For Reading, Writing, And Math

Depth Of Knowledge Rubric For Reading, Writing, And Math | NOLA Ed Tech | Scoop.it
A Depth Of Knowledge Rubric For Reading, Writing, And Math
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Student Self-Assessment: The Writing Checklist

Student Self-Assessment: The Writing Checklist | NOLA Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Ever since I first received my copy of the middle school Units of Study in Argument, Information, and Narrative Writing , this book has been in my book bag and on my desk, read and re-read, marked ...
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Well done!  An excellent rubric for kids to learn self-assessment in their writing.

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Writing 101

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Pens, pencils and keyboards ready! We've compiled some of the best resources to make the ideas of young writers flow.
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Wow! Some incredible ideas for getting the writing juices flowing.

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1-Year Educational iPad Pilot Complete: Students Writing Markedly Improved

Boston, MA (PRWEB) April 18, 2013 Collaboratively produced, an iPad writing app dubbed ‘Outline Pro’ by creators Princeton Academy of the Sacred Heart and IT Launchpad, lets writers create detailed outlines and makes it easy to organize their...

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I am recommending to our teachers that they experiment with this during the next school year.

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Jonathan Jarc's curator insight, April 19, 2013 10:27 AM

Another tool for the iPad that improves the writing ability of students. More data continues to be shared on best practices with the device.

Nadine Gregory Trinchero's curator insight, May 7, 2013 11:00 PM

Wow!

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Use Google to Identify Plagiarism & Teach How to Avoid Committing It

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7 Good Sources of Creative Writing Prompts

Creative Writing can be the bane of my existence.  I plan on using these this Spring...

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101 Excellent Sites for English Educators

101 Excellent Sites for English Educators | NOLA Ed Tech | Scoop.it
A list of the top 101 websites for English & Language Arts (ELA) chosen by real teachers from prominent LinkedIn groups.

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Ana Cristina Pratas's comment, September 16, 2012 10:35 PM
Hi David, Thank you for taking time to pass by and share your thoughts. I'm afraid, however, I don't quite understand what posts you are referring to. I am certain that educators will know which tool to use according to their context.
Aulde de Barbuat's curator insight, March 5, 2013 5:47 AM

Absolutely excellent to stimulate the creativity of our students

COURS PARTICULIERS's curator insight, March 6, 2013 2:18 AM

101 Excellent Sites for English Educators and students :)

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Making Educational Blogging Work for You

Making Educational Blogging Work for You | NOLA Ed Tech | Scoop.it

Wanna get your kids involved in the process of education?  BLOG!!

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8 Resources for Preventing and Detecting Plagiarism

Nice list put together by Rich Byrne

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Mixbook - The Making of a Digital Book

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Mark Brumley's entry on how to integrate technology in the classroom

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Tools for English: worksheets, exercises and more for Language Arts

On this website you can find a variety of tools that can help you prepare English language exercises within minutes. And it's all FREE! COPY/PASTE or write the text you want to use in to their generators.


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20 Little-Known Web Resources For Teachers

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I had only heard of a couple of these.  Great list!

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How to Automatically Create a Table of Contents in Google Docs

How to Automatically Create a Table of Contents in Google Docs | NOLA Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Step-by-step guide on how to automatically create a table of contents in Google Docs in Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Opera, etc.
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Middle School Writing Apps and Websites

Middle School Writing Apps and Websites | NOLA Ed Tech | Scoop.it
These 15 top-rated apps and websites address some key writing skills; more importantly, they offer excellent context and community to get students writing about interesting topics and sharing their writing with others. A variety of writing genres are represented, from novels to...
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Write About This - Elem Classroom Writing Prompts

Write About This - Elem Classroom Writing Prompts | NOLA Ed Tech | Scoop.it
We fuse technology with creativity through our age-appropriate picture writing prompt app. What will your students Write About? @WriteAboutThis
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8 Powerful Apps To Help You Create Books On The iPad

8 Powerful Apps To Help You Create Books On The iPad | NOLA Ed Tech | Scoop.it
It's never been easier to quickly and easily get your digital pen flowing. The following are powerful apps designed to help you create books on the iPad.
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I use Book Creator in my class now.

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Embed Visuals into Teaching and Learning

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In another post, Embedding Visuals Into Teaching and Learning, I looked at ways to support our students' ability to navigate a media rich world and “read and write” in that world. I shared how teac...
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Some phenomenal ideas on writing.  The two sites suggested will be used by me in my class ASAP!

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9 Outstanding Apps to Teach Creative Writing

9 Outstanding Apps to Teach Creative Writing | NOLA Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Creative writing hasn't always been my forte. I'm looking forward to trying some of these out.
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Free Technology for Teachers: Need a Creative Writing Prompt? Try This

Don't we all?

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Using Spam Emails in the Classroom

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Looking for a new way of teaching persuasive writing? Then take a look at using spam emails!

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Over 25 Copyright and Plagiarism Resources for Students in K-12

Over 25 Copyright and Plagiarism Resources for Students in K-12 | NOLA Ed Tech | Scoop.it

A great resource for teaching about plagiarism.

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Advanced Plagiarism Checker | Free Article Checker Online

Advanced Plagiarism Checker | Free Article Checker Online | NOLA Ed Tech | Scoop.it
An online free article checker. Check for plagiarism with our free, instant plagiarism detector. Instant results, no registration required, and everything is free.

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Free Plagiarism Detector Tools for Educators

Free Plagiarism Detector Tools for Educators | NOLA Ed Tech | Scoop.it

Fifteen FREE tools to help find those items that don't belong to that particular student that handed it in.

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Graph Words - A Visual Thesaurus

What a great idea!  Using the internets to find how words are related, then showing how they are related graphically.  

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