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Word Mover Helps Students Write Poems - iPad Apps for School

Word Mover Helps Students Write Poems - iPad Apps for School | Academic Vocabulary Development | Scoop.it

" Word Mover is a free iPad app produced by Read Write Think. The app is designed to help students develop poems and short stories. When students open the Word Mover app they are shown a selection of words that they can drag onto a canvas to construct a poem or story."

 


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excelent option for those who need an inspirational nudge 

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J. Mark Schwanz's curator insight, December 20, 2013 7:49 PM

Another good one from Read Write Think. Who wouldn't love creating poems with Word Mover?

Sally Spoon's curator insight, January 6, 2014 2:15 PM

Might try to work with 7th grade & poetry.

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iPads in ESL: Welcome to Ipads and ESL

iPads in ESL: Welcome to Ipads and ESL | Academic Vocabulary Development | Scoop.it

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Ideas for accommodation and modification with iPads 

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Using the Web to Improve Students' Academic Vocabulary

Using the Web to Improve Students' Academic Vocabulary | Academic Vocabulary Development | Scoop.it
This next tip is for those teachers with advanced English language learners, GED, or college transition students. The following tools help students learn the vocabulary they find in the context of an...
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Simply copy and paste text and have great close and gap activities created for your ESL students. I need to try this one. 

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Word Mover Helps Students Write Poems - iPad Apps for School

Word Mover Helps Students Write Poems - iPad Apps for School | Academic Vocabulary Development | Scoop.it

" Word Mover is a free iPad app produced by Read Write Think. The app is designed to help students develop poems and short stories. When students open the Word Mover app they are shown a selection of words that they can drag onto a canvas to construct a poem or story."

 


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excelent option for those who need an inspirational nudge 

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J. Mark Schwanz's curator insight, December 20, 2013 7:49 PM

Another good one from Read Write Think. Who wouldn't love creating poems with Word Mover?

Sally Spoon's curator insight, January 6, 2014 2:15 PM

Might try to work with 7th grade & poetry.

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Elementary educators take seat in classroom to learn STEM instruction - UW Oshkosh Today

Elementary educators take seat in classroom to learn STEM instruction - UW Oshkosh Today | Academic Vocabulary Development | Scoop.it
Elementary educators take seat in classroom to learn STEM instruction UW Oshkosh Today “Essentially, they are showing us vocabulary words through demonstration.” Throughout his instruction, Brunsell gave many examples and ideas that participating...
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How I developed an academic vocabulary syllabus (part two)

How I developed an academic vocabulary syllabus (part two) | Academic Vocabulary Development | Scoop.it
This is the second of two posts describing the initial and continuing development of an academic vocabulary syllabus (part one here). Taking it to the next level So, five or so years down the line,...
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Use Haiku Deck to Build Academic Vocabulary » Copy / Paste by Peter Pappas

Use Haiku Deck to Build Academic Vocabulary » Copy / Paste by Peter Pappas | Academic Vocabulary Development | Scoop.it
Use this free iPad app to teach common core vocabulary standards with motivation and creativity. How to visualize and master academic vocabulary.

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Sounds cool

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What I Have Learned: Urban and Rural

What I Have Learned: Urban and Rural | Academic Vocabulary Development | Scoop.it
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Great example of scaffolding writing and academic vocabulary with sentence and paragraph frames

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How it Works : Vocabulary.com

How it Works : Vocabulary.com | Academic Vocabulary Development | Scoop.it
Vocabulary.com - learn new words, play games that improve your vocabulary, and find easy-to-understand definitions in our super-fast dictionary.
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This is a website with great potential for academic study but I am not certain how it will play out for classroom use. I am excited at the possibilities this could offer my upper level reading and vocabulary students at the college. 

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Teaching Vocabulary with Creativity

Teaching Vocabulary with Creativity | Academic Vocabulary Development | Scoop.it
Creative Vocabulary Instruction

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Tracee Orman's curator insight, November 29, 2013 10:58 PM

Try something new with vocabulary instruction; this activity encourages creativity and critical-thinking skills.

Cindy Riley Klages's curator insight, December 1, 2013 10:42 PM

Great ideas for getting students to make those critical connections we know are so important to "owning" vocabulary, not just memorizing for a test!

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4 Tools for Building Academic Vocabulary

4 Tools for Building Academic Vocabulary | Academic Vocabulary Development | Scoop.it
4 Tools for Building Academic Vocabulary: literacy, apps (Using technology to Build Academic Vocabulary http://t.co/fhgufcJiDu via @teachthought)
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10 Dos & Don'ts For Teaching Vocabulary In Any Content Area

10 Dos & Don'ts For Teaching Vocabulary In Any Content Area | Academic Vocabulary Development | Scoop.it

"With the Common Core adoption in the United States, teaching vocabulary is no longer strictly the domain of the English-Language Arts classroom.

While Robert Marzano has been promoting the instruction of academic vocabulary for years–and many school literacy plans have included reading and writing across the content areas for years–it is now a matter of standard and law.

 

Which makes it kind of a big deal."


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Word Raider

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Using Game-Based Learning to Teach Academic Vocabulary: http://t.co/Vh5hShbJPk #esl #ell #edtech

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Academic Vocabulary in game format

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Chris Carter's curator insight, June 4, 2013 10:55 PM

Another tool for teaching vocabulary.

Chris Carter's comment, June 6, 2013 6:17 AM
Thank you, Tracy!