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How Are You Celebrating National Day on Writing? - Teaching Now - Education Week Teacher

Education Week Teacher's take on the latest news, ideas, and resources for teacher leaders.
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Technology could spell the end of cursive writing : The Flyer

Technology could spell the end of cursive writing : The Flyer | Teaching Digital Writing | Scoop.it

The state of Ohio will no longer require that children be taught cursive writing....Alhough the Common Core State Standards for English doesn’t mandate the teaching of cursive writing, it also doesn’t prevent it.

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Writer’s Workshop using Google Docs

Writer’s Workshop using Google Docs | Teaching Digital Writing | Scoop.it
Many of you would be aware of the writer’s workshop (a.k.a. writing workshop) method of teaching writing in the classroom. I have been using this method of writing instruction for a number of yea...
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Google Docs Polishes Its Presentation Skills | Wired Enterprise | Wired.com

Google Docs Polishes Its Presentation Skills | Wired Enterprise | Wired.com | Teaching Digital Writing | Scoop.it
Google has overhauled the "presentations" portion of Google Docs, rolling over 50 new tools into its online answer to Microsoft Powerpoint.
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Getting Started with Google Docs

Getting Started with Google Docs | Teaching Digital Writing | Scoop.it
Official Google Docs Help Center where you can find tips and tutorials on using Google Docs and other answers to frequently asked questions.
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35 Interesting Ways to use Google Docs in the Classroom

35 Interesting Ways to use Google Docs in the Classroom | Teaching Digital Writing | Scoop.it

35 Interesting Ways* to use Google Docs in the Classroom (*and Tips) is one of Tom Barrett's amazing collaborative Google Presentations.

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I heart google!

I heart google! | Teaching Digital Writing | Scoop.it

"...I am quite the fan of Google and the free, excellent products that it provides. I found another reason tonight when looking for a document in my google docs list."

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Teaching Writing in the Disciplines

Teaching Writing in the Disciplines | Teaching Digital Writing | Scoop.it
Megan Fulwiler, Associate
Professor of English, discussed the history and Theory of Writing in the
disciplines. In the 1980s the Writing Across the Curriculum Movement (WAC)
began as a way to ge...
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A new Google Docs

A new Google Docs | Teaching Digital Writing | Scoop.it

They say a house is only as good as its foundation, and we believe the same holds true for web applications like Google Docs.

 

With our old foundation, we could continue delivering most features you wanted quickly, but over time it became clear that some just weren’t possible. So we decided to rebuild the underlying infrastructure of Docs to give us greater flexibility, improved performance and a better platform for developing new features quickly.

 

Today, we’re pleased to announce preview versions of the new Google document and spreadsheet editors and a new standalone drawings editor, all built with an even greater focus on speed and collaboration. To get a taste of what’s new today, check out our video:


Via Gust MEES, Anne Whaits, Todd Southcombe
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Docs - Integrating Google Tools 4 Teachers

Colette Cassinelli, Google Certified Teacher, has created a wonderful collection of ideas for educators, administrators, and students.

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