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10 Technology Enhanced Alternatives to Book Reports

10 Technology Enhanced Alternatives to Book Reports | Writing Tools Web 3.0 | Scoop.it

 The most dreaded word in school reading for students: book reports. Teachers assign them, viewing them as a necessary component of assessing reading comprehension. Book reports can be a contributing factor to 'readicide'. Check out these techie alternatives to boring book reports!

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Digital Writing and the Common Core | NWP Digital Is

Digital Writing and the Common Core | NWP Digital Is | Writing Tools Web 3.0 | Scoop.it

“Writing today,” say the authors of Because Digital Writing Matters, “is pervasively and generally digital; composed with digital tools; created out of word, image, sound, and motion; circulated in digital environments; and consumed across a wide range of digital platforms.” Many teachers are wondering, however, whether digital writing can align with the English Language Arts strand of the Common Core State Standards, now adopted by 45 states and the District of Columbia. Many Digital Is resources demonstrate that it can.


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Georgia Tech researchers turn an iPhone into a Braille writer with ... - Engadget

Georgia Tech researchers turn an iPhone into a Braille writer with ... - Engadget | Writing Tools Web 3.0 | Scoop.it
Georgia Tech researchers turn an iPhone into a Braille writer with ...EngadgetBy Michael Gorman posted Feb 18th 2012 8:28PM It wasn't all that long ago that we saw a student turn a tablet into a Braille writer, and now some researchers from Georgia...
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writing prompts - great visuals and interesting ideas

writing prompts - great visuals and interesting ideas | Writing Tools Web 3.0 | Scoop.it
These are some of the daily writing prompts that I use in class. If you have questions, comments, or suggestions please let me know. Other stuff I'm working on is over here.

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Educational Leadership:Literacy 2.0:Orchestrating the Media Collage

Educational Leadership:Literacy 2.0:Orchestrating the Media Collage | Writing Tools Web 3.0 | Scoop.it
Founded in 1943, ASCD (formerly the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) is an educational leadership organization dedicated to advancing best practices and policies for the success of each learner.
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elearn Magazine: Why Should Educators Blog?

elearn Magazine: Why Should Educators Blog? | Writing Tools Web 3.0 | Scoop.it

©2010 Michelle Everson

My husband, a blogger, has been encouraging me to dip my toes into the blogging world for years. I resisted for a long time, mostly because I worried that I wouldn't h...
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Summit to Make a Case for Teaching Handwriting

Summit to Make a Case for Teaching Handwriting | Writing Tools Web 3.0 | Scoop.it
Educators and experts say students still need to learn penmanship, even in a digital age.
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Effective Journalism – Education For the 21st Century-NCRTE ...

Effective Journalism – Education For the 21st Century. January 27th, 2012 rahot. Thе mοѕt successful journalism іѕ rooted іn information, connects wіth thе community аnd educates wіth nο acquiring аnу bias.
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15 Cool Ways To Boost Your Creativity | PickTheBrain | Motivation and Self Improvement

15 Cool Ways To Boost Your Creativity | PickTheBrain | Motivation and Self Improvement | Writing Tools Web 3.0 | Scoop.it
a complete guide to increasing creativity (15 Cool Ways To Boost Your Creativity http://t.co/UjKoF6wf...)...
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Canadian Links of Interest to Writers

Wordwrights Canada's extensive Canadian links to literary resources of interest to writers, including organizations, courses, and retreats...
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A Year of Reading: Poetry Friday: Digital Mentor Texts for Poetry Writing

A Year of Reading: Poetry Friday: Digital Mentor Texts for Poetry Writing | Writing Tools Web 3.0 | Scoop.it
RT @frankisibberson: Reading: Mentor Texts for Digital Poetry Writing by @MaryLeeHahn #digitalmentors http://t.co/8nljb406...
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E-book Writing – Writing an Electronic Book for Profit | Electronic Book Reader

In this electronic age the digital book is gaining importance due to widespread use of internet.
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6-Traits: Writing Process Resources

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Here's a collection of writing process resources from the  6-Traits Writing section of my Wiredinstructor website.  (I'm in the process of rebuilding the site.) ~ Dennis


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7 secrets of a master digital storyteller | Articles

7 secrets of a master digital storyteller | Articles | Writing Tools Web 3.0 | Scoop.it
Savvy and successful companies are telling their own stories in an engaging way. Are you?
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Analyzing Story Elements

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Lesson ideas to teach students how to analyze story elements through visual representation. (RT @Write_To_Learn: Lesson ideas to teach students how to analyze story elements through visual representation.
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Digital technologies reversing extinction of languages - The West Australian

Digital technologies reversing extinction of languages - The West Australian | Writing Tools Web 3.0 | Scoop.it
The West AustralianDigital technologies reversing extinction of languagesThe West AustralianVANCOUVER (AFP) - Digital technologies are the new life-savers for languages on the verge of extinction, linguists said Friday as they announced eight new...
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Free Technology for Teachers: Character Scrapbook - A Tool for Student Reflections on Stories

Free Technology for Teachers: Character Scrapbook - A Tool for Student Reflections on Stories | Writing Tools Web 3.0 | Scoop.it

Writing tools for younger students.

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Creative Writing Can Be Taught: Creative Writing Professors Answer More ... - Huffington Post (blog)

Creative Writing Can Be Taught: Creative Writing Professors Answer More ... - Huffington Post (blog) | Writing Tools Web 3.0 | Scoop.it
Creative Writing Can Be Taught: Creative Writing Professors Answer More ...Huffington Post (blog)You can judge that as you wish, but that is not what happens in any college classroom I've observed and it is certainly not what happens in our many...
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How to Design & Deliver High Impact Presentations: Before & After Examples | The Christian School Journal

How to Design & Deliver High Impact Presentations: Before & After Examples | The Christian School Journal | Writing Tools Web 3.0 | Scoop.it

Excellence in K-12 Christian Schools / Published by Dr Mosbacker.

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Researchers Discuss Impact of Handwriting Instruction on Children at ... - Sacramento Bee

Researchers Discuss Impact of Handwriting Instruction on Children at ... - Sacramento Bee | Writing Tools Web 3.0 | Scoop.it
Researchers Discuss Impact of Handwriting Instruction on Children at ...Sacramento BeeAbout 150 people, from as far away as Alaska, attended "Handwriting in the 21st Century?
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Innovation Excellence | Cultivating the Value of Ideas

Innovation Excellence | Cultivating the Value of Ideas | Writing Tools Web 3.0 | Scoop.it
Everything begins as an idea. Whether you're in business, school, jail, or debt, that's how it all gets rolling.
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Free Technology for Teachers: Video - Create a Collaborative Digital Writing Portfolio

Free Technology for Teachers: Video - Create a Collaborative Digital Writing Portfolio | Writing Tools Web 3.0 | Scoop.it
Video - Create a Collaborative Digital Writing Portfolio #fhuedu508 #hardintech http://t.co/xaC8DTDU...
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Interactive Folio : Romeo and Juliet

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Interactive Folio: Romeo and Juliet with vocabulary, images, explanations and much more.


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Taking a Risk with Blogging - Mentor Texts in the Digital Writing ...

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What are the goals I have for my readers and writers? How can digital mentors support these goals? I want to continue with these goals by sharing my experiences using kidblog in the classroom knowing how the tool has allowed me to ...
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Good Writing Isn't Enough: How to Sell a Book in the Digital Age

Good Writing Isn't Enough: How to Sell a Book in the Digital Age | Writing Tools Web 3.0 | Scoop.it
The digital revolution is not only changing how books are read, it is also changing the how they are written, produced, and promoted.
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