A useful list of websites for supporting the teaching of literacy. Visual dictionaries, story start generators and lots of other items that can inspire or support you in the classroom (RT @tes_SEN: Need literacy based ICT ideas?
Basic and advanced tips for parents on encouraging reading in their child. Includes a video of a mother, Eden, explaining "how she gets her son, who would rather play video games, involved in reading—tricky!"
mediabistro.com Green Eggs and E-Books? Thank You, Sam-I-Am New York Times The e-books will be available on color tablets, including the iPad, Kindle Fire and Nook HD. The first titles to be released, on Sept.
Only the school library, staffed by professionals, can provide the diversity of resources needed to keep students engaged in reading for pleasure. Studies have proven this. Why won't the powers that be listen?
New York Magazine Conservatives Are Very Upset That Kids These Days Can't Write in Cursive New York Magazine Similar legislation has been introduced and passed in states across the country, for the most part spearheaded by Republicans.
Writing Site. Online writing community. Find writing contests, prompts, tips, resources and more. Join writing site socials, get feedback on your writing. (RT @WCWritingTips: #Writing a #novel can be daunting.
Students who do well in high school language courses are more likely to make a successful transition to first year university than those who don’t, says a new study based on research by a University of Ottawa professor.