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How to Download e-books from the Public Library on the iPad | PadGadget

How to Download e-books from the Public Library on the iPad | PadGadget | Websites to Share with Students in English Language Arts Classrooms | Scoop.it
Have you checked out a book from your public library and read it on your iPad yet? You didn’t know you could do that?

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Show your students how to download ebooks from your public library.

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Teachers' Corner: ProCon.org for Teachers and Librarians - ProCon.org

Teachers' Corner: ProCon.org for Teachers and Librarians - ProCon.org | Websites to Share with Students in English Language Arts Classrooms | Scoop.it

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Procon.org: Great for arguments and debates. My husband uses this site a lot with his current issues/events students.

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Katie Frank's curator insight, December 30, 2012 1:42 PM

Valuable resource for teaching critical thinking! 

Katie Frank's curator insight, December 30, 2012 1:43 PM

Valuable resource for persuasive writing, debate and critical thinking. 

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Book Suggestion Search Engine for your Students based on author, title, or interest

Book Suggestion Search Engine for your Students based on author, title, or interest | Websites to Share with Students in English Language Arts Classrooms | Scoop.it
BookLamp is a book analytic engine powered by the Book Genome Project. BookLamp's technology has applications in book discovery, reader advisory, and book suggestions similar to how Pandora.com analyzes music.

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Angela Wilkins's curator insight, March 17, 2013 9:22 AM

Matching Student Interest

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10 Ideas For Using Technology To Teach Writing

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Writer Rumble Video Game Lets You Fight as a Famous Author - AppNewser

Writer Rumble Video Game Lets You Fight as a Famous Author - AppNewser | Websites to Share with Students in English Language Arts Classrooms | Scoop.it
Writer Rumble Video Game Lets You Fight as a Famous Author...
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10 EdTech Inventions You Probably Don’t Know Yet | Edudemic

10 EdTech Inventions You Probably Don’t Know Yet | Edudemic | Websites to Share with Students in English Language Arts Classrooms | Scoop.it

10 EdTech Inventions You Should Know...

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Study Suggests Twitter Boosts College Grades and Class Engagement

Study Suggests Twitter Boosts College Grades and Class Engagement | Websites to Share with Students in English Language Arts Classrooms | Scoop.it
A new study from Counsel & Heal suggests maintaining a Twitter account makes students more engaged in coursework and yields higher grades.
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Scholastic Book Clubs Tumblr

Scholastic Book Clubs Tumblr | Websites to Share with Students in English Language Arts Classrooms | Scoop.it
We love books. Especially children's books. And reading. And kids who read.
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The Best Writing Teachers Are Writers Themselves

The Best Writing Teachers Are Writers Themselves | Websites to Share with Students in English Language Arts Classrooms | Scoop.it

It takes more than a good grasp of grammar to teach students the true power of the written word.


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Prezi adds a third dimension to its zooming presentations

Prezi adds a third dimension to its zooming presentations | Websites to Share with Students in English Language Arts Classrooms | Scoop.it

Adding a new dimension to presentations everywhere, three-year-old startup Prezi is providing its unorthodox presenters with 3D and fade-in animation tools to help them express their big ideas in ...


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TagMyDoc

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Tag My Doc


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If You Like The Hunger Games...Try These Book Suggestion Sites

If You Like The Hunger Games...Try These Book Suggestion Sites | Websites to Share with Students in English Language Arts Classrooms | Scoop.it

Review & links of book suggestions websites.

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Book suggestions for students (and adults) who like The Hunger Games...

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The Best Free Kindle Books - *Updated Daily* Most Books Are Available Only for 24 - 48 hours. The list that Amazon does not give to the Book Lover.

The Best Free Kindle Books - *Updated Daily* Most Books Are Available Only for 24 - 48 hours. The list that Amazon does not give to the Book Lover. | Websites to Share with Students in English Language Arts Classrooms | Scoop.it
See the Best Rated Free Kindle Books. Better than the bestseller lists. Handpicked and updated Daily (8AM CST). Most are free only for a limited time (24- 48 hrs) and don't show up on Amazon's Bestseller list (they might after being free).

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Information Literacy Infographic

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via – http://easybib.files.wordpress.com/2012/05/information-literacy_final.png...

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You are what you write...

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5 Online Libraries Teachers should Know about

5 Online Libraries Teachers should Know about | Websites to Share with Students in English Language Arts Classrooms | Scoop.it

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Angela Wilkins's curator insight, March 17, 2013 9:21 AM

Knowledge Building

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Great list of sites for anyone in education.

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10 i pad projects students will love

SlideShare is the world’s largest community for sharing presentations. Discover great content and connect with like-minded individuals.

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What Schools Will Look Like In The Year 2020 - Edudemic

What Schools Will Look Like In The Year 2020 - Edudemic | Websites to Share with Students in English Language Arts Classrooms | Scoop.it
What are the actual ways schools will change and why? A new infographic spells it out in a highly visual sense. What could be better than that?
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Free Technology for Teachers: Create Trading Cards for Historical and Fictional Characters - The Web Version

Free Technology for Teachers: Create Trading Cards for Historical and Fictional Characters - The Web Version | Websites to Share with Students in English Language Arts Classrooms | Scoop.it

Trading card creator app!

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Socrative Teacher

Excellent way to review with students, do exit slips, etc. Very quick and great for 1:1 classroom. :)

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Mrs. Orman's Classroom: An English Teacher's Plea to Keep "Said" Alive

Mrs. Orman's Classroom: An English Teacher's Plea to Keep "Said" Alive | Websites to Share with Students in English Language Arts Classrooms | Scoop.it
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In the News: Five Web Tools to Help Teach Bloom's Taxonomy

In the News: Five Web Tools to Help Teach Bloom's Taxonomy | Websites to Share with Students in English Language Arts Classrooms | Scoop.it

Banned Book Week is kicking off the new month, offering a chance for classroom conversations about freedom of speech and censorship.

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Create an interactive presentation with WalkMe

Create an interactive presentation with WalkMe | Websites to Share with Students in English Language Arts Classrooms | Scoop.it

Using WalkMe's advanced Editor, you can create walk-thru's within minutes, without any technical knowledge, all by using a simple point and click interface.


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Mark E. Deschaine, PhD's curator insight, May 30, 2013 8:56 AM

Talk about an opportunity to teach effective transitioning skills ....

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The Ten Commandments Of Twitter

The Ten Commandments Of Twitter | Websites to Share with Students in English Language Arts Classrooms | Scoop.it

Oscar Del Santo: "The proliferation of trolls and fanatics in our beloved chirping microblog has made it urgent to issue some shared guidelines we can all adhere to" ...


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Free Technology for Teachers: PicLits - Drag, Drop, and Create a Story

Free Technology for Teachers: PicLits - Drag, Drop, and Create a Story | Websites to Share with Students in English Language Arts Classrooms | Scoop.it

PicLits website for reluctant writers or creative writing prompts.

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Literary Periods Timeline

Literary Periods Timeline | Websites to Share with Students in English Language Arts Classrooms | Scoop.it

From The Literature Network - a literary periods timeline.

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Kaitlin Edgerton's curator insight, February 17, 1:13 PM

Great visual for literary periods.