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What is Plagiarism? - Plagiarism.org - 0 views

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    "What is Plagiarism? Many people think of plagiarism as copying another's work or borrowing someone else's original ideas. But terms like "copying" and "borrowing" can disguise the seriousness of the offense:"
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Cassini Solstice Mission: Scientist for a Day - 0 views

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    "The Science Planning Team picked three targets to be imaged. Pick your favorite target, and write a persuasive essay describing the scientific merits of your choice. Your decision should be based on which image would yield the most scientific results. Just like actual scientists do, you are to explain what you hope to learn from the image you have selected. The artistic value of the image can be an added bonus to your decision."
valerie taylor

About Text Novel - Mobile Phone Novel, Cell Phone Novel, Fiction, Writing, Writing Contest - 0 views

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    "Textnovel was launched in 2008 as a social network for authors and readers of serial fiction. It is the first English language cell phone novel website, allowing members to write and read fiction with their cellphones or computers, using text messaging, email and online tools. Textnovel runs contests for fiction writers, allowing them to demonstrate the market potential of their work through its unique serial publication and voting format. We are working on other cool features too."
valerie taylor

ThinkGeek :: Submit your Techie Haiku - Win $50! - 0 views

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    "Can you write techie Haiku? Of course you can. It doesn't matter that poets and technologists have little in common other than passion and brains. So whether you enjoy technology, have a way with words or at least have a proclivity to try something new"
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App Store - Dictionary.com - Dictionary & Thesaurus - Free - 0 views

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    app will read you any word, show the origin, find synonyms, and everything else you'd expect from a dictionary app.
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Educational-Blogging wiki - 2 views

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    a resource for teachers who are interested in having a classroom blog. The wiki includes class videos explaining the benefits of blogging, how to compose a quality comment, and the importance of the Creative Commons license. I chronicle the steps I've taken to teach my students how to compose quality comments and have tips to help teachers develop their own online communities. Included are links to other educational bloggers and sample posts organized by subject matter. I hope that teachers will find the wiki helpful and will open up their classrooms through educational blogging.
valerie taylor

Storybird - Artful storytelling - 1 views

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    "Art-inspired storytelling. Storybird reverses the process of visual storytelling by starting with the image and "unlocking" the story inside. Choose an artist or a theme, get inspired, and start writing."
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Mathematics Teaching Using Journals: Writing Strategies That Improve Problem Solving an... - 1 views

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    "Math journals provide advantages for students to develop a better understanding of mathematics, with teachers learning their student's views and beliefs regarding math. "
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Scholastic Book Fairs - Kids Are Authors - About the Contest - 0 views

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    "children work in teams of three or more students to write and illustrate their own book. The creative process of working in teams helps provide a natural environment to practice editing, teamwork, and the communication skills necessary for future success. All students involved get a sense of pride and accomplishment from submitting the team project. "
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