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They Say/I Say: The Moves that Matter in Academic Writing (my reading notes) 

They Say/I Say: The Moves that Matter in Academic Writing (my reading notes)  | Teaching Writing | Scoop.it

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Pobble — Making writing ridiculously exciting

Pobble — Making writing ridiculously exciting | Teaching Writing | Scoop.it
Turn pupils into published authors. A global community of teachers, pupils, families and authors provides a real purpose to write.

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, May 8, 2:25 PM

An interesting writing platform that combines writing assignments with safe blogging and eportfolio.

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Try These 7 Writing Exercises to Boost Students' Creative Writing Skills

Try These 7 Writing Exercises to Boost Students' Creative Writing Skills | Teaching Writing | Scoop.it
From some of the experts in our midst comes a host of powerful and effective writing exercises that will get students thinking critically and creatively.

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Ricard Garcia's curator insight, February 24, 6:51 AM
Nice ideas if not new
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27 #Presentation Tips For Students And Teachers [Infographic]

27 #Presentation Tips For Students And Teachers [Infographic] | Teaching Writing | Scoop.it
Check out this infographic featuring 27 cool presentation tips for students who want to wow the class on presentation day.

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100 Not-Boring Writing Prompts for Middle- and High Schoolers

100 Not-Boring Writing Prompts for Middle- and High Schoolers | Teaching Writing | Scoop.it

6. Create a brand new holiday with its own traditions, rituals, foods, and activities.

7. What road-trip would you take if you suddenly could? Write about it.

8. List six true sentences that begin with the words “I'll never forget…”

9. Imagine that we lost all electricity, water, and gas for a month without any time to prepare. Write about how your life would change and how you would survive.

10. Make your bucket list for the next 5 years, the next 10 years, and for life.

 

This really is a useful list. -JL


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10 Ideas For Using Technology To Teach Writing by @Sophia_Clark89 · TeacherCast Educational Broadcasting NetworkbySophia Clark

10 Ideas For Using Technology To Teach Writing by @Sophia_Clark89 · TeacherCast Educational Broadcasting NetworkbySophia Clark | Teaching Writing | Scoop.it
To be a good writer one must constantly work on his skills. However, it is not bad news. Considering the abundance of technologies that can help you make it a fun and entertaining activity, you will have no problems advancing your skills as a writer.

Even if you are not really good with technologies, we will show a list of things you will master in no time. So, do not hesitate to try them all out both when teaching writing and when learning yourself.

Ten incredible technological solutions to help you teach and learn writing


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6 Ways to Use Google Cardboard in Your Classroom Tomorrow - via @ClassTechTips

6 Ways to Use Google Cardboard in Your Classroom Tomorrow - via @ClassTechTips | Teaching Writing | Scoop.it
Here are six tips for using Google Cardboard ASAP - with this super cool and affordable headset, you can easily bring virtual reality into your classroom.

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Here Is How to Teach Writing Using Technology

When it comes to enhancing students writing skills, technology can play a decisive role. In his celebrated work “ The Digital Writin

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Teaching Writing with an iPad, a project from Mrs. Uttero

Teaching Writing with an iPad, a project from Mrs. Uttero | Teaching Writing | Scoop.it
My students need an iPad Pro tablet and case to access research articles. This quote from writing expert, Lucy Calkins, illustrates my hopes for this project. She writes,
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A Step-by-Step Plan for Teaching Argumentative Writing

A Step-by-Step Plan for Teaching Argumentative Writing | Teaching Writing | Scoop.it
The art of persuasion is an essential life skill. It also happens to be required curriculum for many teachers. In this post, I'll share my method for teaching
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How to Write Articles and Essays Quickly and Expertly ~ by Stephen Downes

How to Write Articles and Essays Quickly and Expertly ~ by  Stephen Downes | Teaching Writing | Scoop.it
Online learning, new media, connectivism, MOOCs, personal learning environments, new literacy, and more from Stephen Downes

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50 Activities To Promote Digital Media Literacy In Students

50 Activities To Promote Digital Media Literacy In Students | Teaching Writing | Scoop.it
50 Challenging Activities To Promote Digital Media Literacy In Students

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Close Reading: Analyzing Text from Two Sources Providing Conflicting Information

Close Reading: Analyzing Text from Two Sources Providing Conflicting Information | Teaching Writing | Scoop.it
This important historical literacy skill is closely aligned with Common Core State Standards, in particular CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.8.9, where students “Analyze a case in which two or more texts provide conflicting information on the same topic and identify where the texts disagree on matters of fact or interpretation.”

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Narratopia Revisited

Narratopia Revisited | Teaching Writing | Scoop.it
Narratopia is a game of conversational story sharing for 3-6 people. You build a web of connected stories about anything you like. You go on a journey of discovery by exploring experiences and connections. The game helps out by giving you ideas for questions to ask, connections to make between stories, and tokens of appreciation to give each other.

This blog post is about the design of Narratopia's third edition. If you don't care about the details and just want to see what Narratopia looks like now, watch this video.
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What a Makerspace Can Mean for the Writing Classroom—Takeaways from NWP Annual Meeting | Educator Innovator

What a Makerspace Can Mean for the Writing Classroom—Takeaways from NWP Annual Meeting | Educator Innovator | Teaching Writing | Scoop.it
Librarian and maker Colleen Graves recaps a lively and learner-driven session on makerspaces and embracing making as teachers of writing at the 2016 NWP Annual Meeting.

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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, February 21, 5:13 PM

Making and writing go together. 

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Make it happen in the writing process classroom.

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5 weak words to whack from your writing – 100 Naked Words – Medium

5 weak words to whack from your writing – 100 Naked Words – Medium | Teaching Writing | Scoop.it
There are 5 words that weaken your writing. Whack them when you see them and increase the power of your prose. In random order… Very and really are often used for emphasis. Funny thing is, they’re so…

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7 collaboration tools for the modern classroom

7 collaboration tools for the modern classroom | Teaching Writing | Scoop.it
Technology and interactive tools can help support students as they develop expand their collaboration skills.

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Graeme Noll's curator insight, May 11, 1:51 AM

Had a look at some of these tools and they are pretty cool, lots of potential.

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John Zuluaga's curator insight, May 29, 12:52 PM
Pretty nice tools to take into account in our classes! They will help us with the management of the class; besides, it will promote collaborative learning through the development of critical thinking and will enhance participation. One of the best things of technology is that it will help learners to come up with some learning strategies; on the other hand, the use of ICT's in the class create awareness of the positive effects of technology once it is used wisely.  
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WriteWell for Google Docs: Classroom Tips & Strategies - EdTechTeacher

WriteWell for Google Docs: Classroom Tips & Strategies - EdTechTeacher | Teaching Writing | Scoop.it
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Anthippi Harou's curator insight, November 27, 2016 1:53 PM
Cool add-in for google docs to facilitate effective writing. 
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Maker Social-Emotional Learning Resources | Anna Crosland, T.L.

Maker Social-Emotional Learning Resources | Anna Crosland, T.L. | Teaching Writing | Scoop.it

"MakerSpaces can be a great catalyst for the growth of social-emotional learning.  Facilitating a maker culture can give students a venue for the development of the tools they need to recognize, understand and manage emotions and to make the responsible decisions that are critical to being a successful learner. These life long skills must be clearly articulated and deliberately discussed so that they become an intrinsic foundation for the emotional health of the student.

There are many excellent social emotional learning titles that can be used to encourage SEL development. However, a few of these also blend very well with a Maker mentality and build on some important tenants of social and emotional well being."


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Tinkering on Pinterest | Lots of ideas for #Maker #MakerED #MakerSpaces #Creativity

Tinkering on Pinterest | Lots of ideas for #Maker #MakerED #MakerSpaces #Creativity | Teaching Writing | Scoop.it
Explore Salsa 'e Maracuya's board "Tinkering" on Pinterest, the world's catalog of ideas. | See more about Arduino, Electronics and 3D Printing.

 

Learn more / En savoir plus / Mehr erfahren:

 

https://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Ideas+for+makerspaces

 

https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2014/08/20/maker-space-a-new-trend-in-education-and-a-big-responsibility/

 


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Gust MEES's curator insight, November 4, 2016 12:35 PM
Explore Salsa 'e Maracuya's board "Tinkering" on Pinterest, the world's catalog of ideas. | See more about Arduino, Electronics and 3D Printing.

 

Learn more / En savoir plus / Mehr erfahren:

 

https://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Ideas+for+makerspaces

 

https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2014/08/20/maker-space-a-new-trend-in-education-and-a-big-responsibility/

 

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Write Like This: Teaching Real-World Writing Through Modeling and Mentor Texts PDF Download

All PDF, EPUB, MOBI, DOC, RTF for Free. Download : http://pdf-more.com/1571108963 Write Like This: Teaching Real-World Writing Through Modeling and ...
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Reimagining School Writing

Reimagining School Writing | Teaching Writing | Scoop.it
Move beyond the five-paragraph essay. Bring school writing to life through freewriting, peer reviews, and allowing students to include relevant memories and vivid descriptions.

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, May 17, 2016 1:22 AM

Some useful ideas here.

Emma McPherson's curator insight, May 19, 2016 8:30 AM
Some interesting suggestions for ways to assist students to develop writing skills while still encouraging creativity. Undoubtedly our education system does value academic writing styles and skills, often to the detriment of students' creative lives.
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Google Docs: Create Authors with ePub - Teacher Tech

Google Docs: Create Authors with ePub - Teacher Tech | Teaching Writing | Scoop.it
Create authors of your students by having them create books in a Google Doc and downloading it as an ePub. The digital book can be distributed. Google ePub

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How Google Is Reimagining Books

How Google Is Reimagining Books | Teaching Writing | Scoop.it
Editions At Play sees designers and authors working simultaneously to build a new type of e-book from the ground up.

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jose antonio gabelas's curator insight, February 9, 2016 6:12 AM

añada su visión ...

Elaine J Roberts, Ph.D.'s curator insight, February 9, 2016 10:07 AM

This is. . .interesting. I could see something like this being of interest to students for some projects. I'm not sure most writers would be able to or willing to adopt this process but a lot depends on the nature of the narrative and how authors would like to able to shape the story, or have their readers shape the story.

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5 Ways to Promote Writing Across the Curriculum

5 Ways to Promote Writing Across the Curriculum | Teaching Writing | Scoop.it

When everyone teaches writing, everyone wins.


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