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The Raspberry Pi Powered Joke Machine - Instructables

The Raspberry Pi Powered Joke Machine - Instructables | Teaching Writing | Scoop.it
I recently received a new Raspberry Pi and wanted to create an Intro to Raspberry Pi project. My Pi included a 16x2 LCD display and a Wi-Pi Card so I ...

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Imagine what some kids could do with a 1:1 Raspberry Pi program!

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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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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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7 Innovative Teaching Strategies for Writing

7 Innovative Teaching Strategies for Writing | Teaching Writing | Scoop.it

7 categories of tools that address specific writing learning styles.

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Language Arts - Lessons to integrate technology

Language Arts - Lessons to integrate technology | Teaching Writing | Scoop.it
Lessons to integrate technology into your language arts curriculum.

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Mrs. Reinagel's curator insight, December 19, 2015 11:41 AM

Language Arts and Pixie, Wixie, and Share 

Great ideas! #vbanchor

Monica S Mcfeeters's curator insight, January 28, 2016 9:26 AM

These are great links for planning multi-curriculum education and encouraging creativity and original thought.

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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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Victor Ventura's curator insight, February 20, 9:13 AM
Worth checking out a couple.
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7 collaboration tools for the modern classroom
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WriteWell for Google Docs: Classroom Tips & Strategies - EdTechTeacher

WriteWell for Google Docs: Classroom Tips & Strategies - EdTechTeacher | Teaching Writing | Scoop.it
By tdaccord,

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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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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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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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Free Technology for Teachers: Analyze My Writing Offers More Than Word Clouds

Free Technology for Teachers: Analyze My Writing Offers More Than Word Clouds | Teaching Writing | Scoop.it

Analyze My Writing Offers More Than Word Clouds https://t.co/CTMstjDNTR

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Engage Kids With Coding By Letting Them Design, Create, and Tell Stories

Engage Kids With Coding By Letting Them Design, Create, and Tell Stories | Teaching Writing | Scoop.it

Thousands of events around the world are encouraging computer-coding literacy. "Coding is really about creative self-expression and storytelling," says Mitchel


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Pippa Davies @PippaDavies 's curator insight, December 16, 2015 11:12 AM

Coding as a language is here to stay.  Lets start teaching it in our classrooms!