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Paul Beaufait

PEN00031 | UKEdChat - Supporting the Education Community - 9 views

    "Title: Persuasive letter about persuasive letters Description: A letter which attempts to persuade the reader to write their own persuasive letter, and which highlights some of the main points to include. Category: Primary English/Literacy > Non-fiction"
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Paul Beaufait

10 Reasons Why I Want My Students to Blog - Getting Smart by Susan Lucille Davis - DigL... - 42 views

  • For my money (which usually means free), blogging provides the best venue for teaching student writing.
  • This emphasis on process encourages reflection and re-thinking, doubling back on earlier posts and feedback to watch how the process of learning unfolds.
  • Transparency requires being comfortable in your own skin; it requires being who you say you are; it requires a healthy openness and an equally healthy sense of privacy armed with a modicum of skepticism.
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  • Being truly Internet savvy in today’s world means learning how to be honest about who you are, professional in your dealings with others, and willing to learn openly from mistakes as well as from successes.
    Davis (2012.10.22) supports her assertion, "For my money (which usually means free), blogging provides the best venue for teaching student writing" ( ¶1).
Paul Beaufait

OneLook Dictionary Search - 25 views

    Thanks to Yuly for pointing out this powerful toolkit allowing wildcard searches and including a reverse dictionary. OneLook contains "19,044,271 words in 1062 dictionaries indexed" (home page, bottom line, 2011.01.28). It sub-divides long lists of hits into categories: "General, Art, Business, Computing, Medicine, Miscellaneous, Religion, Science, Slang, Sports, Tech, [and] Phrases."
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