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iPads in Primary Education: Using the App Store for Persuasive Writing

iPads in Primary Education: Using the App Store for Persuasive Writing | Essay Writing For High School Students | Scoop.it

"The idea of teaching persuasive writing using the APP store was designed to be part of the Guest Marker Project and the “guest” who had kindly agreed to mark the work was Katie Hart, Head of External Sales at 2Simple Software (@2SimpleKatie)."


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This is intriguing for two reasons: first, our class covers persuasive techniques; secondly, district iPads are supposed to expand to our English department next year.

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tutorkelly0's comment, October 25, 2013 12:19 AM
This is really interesting. It gives me ideas with my own writing class, Thanks!
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We Are Teaching High School Students to Write Terribly - Slate Magazine

We Are Teaching High School Students to Write Terribly - Slate Magazine | Essay Writing For High School Students | Scoop.it
Slate Magazine We Are Teaching High School Students to Write Terribly Slate Magazine And as part of the three-hour-and-45–minute ritual, each person taking the 87-year-old test spent 25 minutes drafting a prompt-based essay for the exam's writing...
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I am not sure if I want students armed with such information, but this is rather hilarious!  Funny enough, I was just talking to a colleague yesterday, who told me about this article.

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5 Tips for Teaching Real World Persuasive Writing

5 Tips for Teaching Real World Persuasive Writing | Essay Writing For High School Students | Scoop.it
Find education news, teaching strategies, lesson plans, activity ideas and more on the WeAreTeachers blog. Featuring posts by guest bloggers and teachers as well as WeAreTeachers editors.

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Some student-friendly insights into writing a persuasive essay.

 

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Good grammar test: can you pass? - Telegraph

Good grammar test: can you pass? - Telegraph | Essay Writing For High School Students | Scoop.it
Think you know your subjunctive mood from your subordinate clause? Try our good grammar quiz, devised by Nevile Gwynne.
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If you think you are a grammar whiz, I dare you to try it!

 

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