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Young Adult, Genre Map

Young Adult, Genre Map | Reading and Writing | Scoop.it
Young adult is a literary genre that focuses on characters and conflicts for readers aged between 12 and 18. Explore the full literary map on Book Country.
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This separates YA books by genre.  Very cool idea.

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Your Favorites: 100 Best-Ever Teen Novels

Your Favorites: 100 Best-Ever Teen Novels | Reading and Writing | Scoop.it
More than 75,000 of you voted for your favorite young-adult fiction. Now, after all the nominating, sorting and counting, the final results are in. Here are the 100 best teen novels, chosen by the NPR audience.
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Piktochart: Infographic and Graphic Design for Non-Designers

Piktochart: Infographic and Graphic Design for Non-Designers | Reading and Writing | Scoop.it
Piktochart is an easy infographic design app that requires very little effort to produce simple and high quality graphics. Create free infographics here.
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So doing this with students.

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SoulPancake / Activities

SoulPancake / Activities | Reading and Writing | Scoop.it
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Yes...fun activities to get you writing and thinking...

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50 iPad Apps to Assist Reading and Writing

50 iPad Apps to Assist Reading and Writing | Reading and Writing | Scoop.it

Here, we highlight just a few of the amazing apps out there that can help students with a reading disability improve their skills not only in reading, writing, and spelling, but also get a boost in confidence and learn to see school as a fun, engaging activity, not a struggle.


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Using Instagram For Learning To Document Abstract Ideas

Using Instagram For Learning To Document Abstract Ideas | Reading and Writing | Scoop.it
Using Instagram For Learning To Document Abstract Ideas
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There are quite a few good ideas at this site...

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Homepage - ReadWriteThink

Homepage - ReadWriteThink | Reading and Writing | Scoop.it
Providing educators and students access to the highest quality practices and resources in reading and language arts instruction.
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The Work of Edward Tufte and Graphics Press

The Work of Edward Tufte and Graphics Press | Reading and Writing | Scoop.it
Edward Tufte home page for books, posters, sculpture, fine art and one-day course: Presenting Data and Information
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As we look at more ways to produce visually stimulating information, it's good to look at Edward Tufte's work for inspiration.

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Center for Digital Storytelling - Home

Center for Digital Storytelling
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If you can ever go to one of these workshops, run.

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Banned Books Week champions challenged literature

Banned Books Week champions challenged literature | Reading and Writing | Scoop.it
Books featuring Native Americans, on-the-run alien lovers and middle school theater geeks top the American Library Association's most challenged books of 2014.
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Banned books - always good reading, really!

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How To Choose The Best Multicultural Books | Scholastic.com

How To Choose The Best Multicultural Books | Scholastic.com | Reading and Writing | Scoop.it
Get 50 great book recommendations, plus advice from top educators, writers, and illustrators on selecting multicultural literature.
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The World of 100: Our Global Village

The World of 100: Our Global Village | Reading and Writing | Scoop.it
The real minority report, or what the world would look like if it were a village of 100.

From data visualization to infographics, we're b
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yes... this really makes data clear for folks who need help with the numbers.

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A Simple Guide To 4 Complex Learning Theories - Edudemic

A Simple Guide To 4 Complex Learning Theories - Edudemic | Reading and Writing | Scoop.it
Do you know the actual theories of learning? A learning theory is an attempt to describe how people learn, helping us understand this inherently complex process.
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3 Strategies to Improve Student Writing Instantly

3 Strategies to Improve Student Writing Instantly | Reading and Writing | Scoop.it
Editor's Note: A version of this post first appeared on Techie Teacher and Character Coach.

"But Miss Parrish, I can't think of anything to write!"

Haven't we all heard similar lines in our classro
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This was a very interesting and entertaining article to read. I actually found myself following along. This articles talks about different strategies to improve student writing. I learned that sometimes just writing notes to yourself will help you as you go. This works kind of like a rough draft or a brain storming paper but with this strategy you write down notes that will help strengthen your writing. 

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26 Questions Every Student Should Be Able To Answer -

26 Questions Every Student Should Be Able To Answer - | Reading and Writing | Scoop.it
26 Questions Every Student Should Be Able To Answer These questions are more about the student than you, your classroom, or education. What every student should know starts with themselves and moves outwards to your...
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pasdtechtraining - Writing & Technology in the Classroom

pasdtechtraining - Writing & Technology in the Classroom | Reading and Writing | Scoop.it
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Lots of good ideas here, and links to other ideas...

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Education Week Teacher Professional Development Sourcebook: Creative Writing in Science Class

Education Week Teacher Professional Development Sourcebook: Creative Writing in Science Class | Reading and Writing | Scoop.it
Making up their own stories helps students learn material in fresh ways.
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Classroom Resources - ReadWriteThink

Classroom Resources - ReadWriteThink | Reading and Writing | Scoop.it
Lessons, interactives, calendar activities, and more, right at your fingertips.
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Always great ideas.  A good place to bookmark!

 

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Comics, Quizzes, and Stories - The Oatmeal

Comics, Quizzes, and Stories - The Oatmeal | Reading and Writing | Scoop.it
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Best blog ever.

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Edward Tufte: Books - Envisioning Information

Edward Tufte home page for books, posters, sculpture, fine art and one-day course: Presenting Data and Information
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I want this book.

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Love Your Books? 4 Ways to Share Them With Others

Love Your Books? 4 Ways to Share Them With Others | Reading and Writing | Scoop.it
From mobile libraries to tiny libraries, how to get others to read the books you love. (From mobile libraries to tiny libraries, how to get more people reading.
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TIny libraries.  Yes.

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