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Prakash Dheeriya

Teach finance to elementary, middle and high school children using stories - 6 views

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    Disclosure: I am the author of these children's books.
Trevor Cunningham

Playfic - 124 views

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    This is an interesting site that feels like a cross between coding and story writing. Make branching stories where readers choose what happens next.
    http://ictmagic.wikispaces.com/English
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    Gameification: develop interactive fiction pieces to reinforce literacy skills, develop process charts to reinforce skills, etc.
Martin Burrett

Vocabulary Pinball - 137 views

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    A great pinball English word game. Collect the letters using your pinball skills developed from your misspent youth and guess the meaning of the word.
    http://ictmagic.wikispaces.com/English
Stephen Bright

Literacy in the Digital Age - Kathy Schrock's Guide to Everything - 25 views

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    collection of digital literacy links using the 21st. C. literacies model to organise them into categories e.g. visual literacy, critical literacy, tool literacy etc. 
Martin Burrett

BBC English - Vocabulary - 3 views

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    An interesting interactive resource from the BBC about the importance of using interesting vocabulary and adding 'bling' to writing.
    http://ictmagic.wikispaces.com/English
Mark Gleeson

LendMeYourLiteracy » Create. Collaborate. Celebrate. - 2 views

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    Lendmeyourliteracy.org is a unique online resource base for teachers and students of Literacy.A one stop website for examples of good pieces of literacy work written by children and not just models written in a text book.Teachers can use these pieces of work for moderation purposes and an aid to good teaching, inspiring children to believe…"If they can do it, I can too!"
Martin Burrett

Progressive Phonics - 80 views

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    This site has a great set of downloadable PDF books and resources to help emergent readers with phonics. Free sign up is required.
    http://ictmagic.wikispaces.com/English
Kirstie Truluck

Literacy defined - 60 views

  • Literacy represents the lifelong, intellectual process of gaining meaning from print.
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      repeat in group forum:
      in addition to gaining meaning, this line should add MAKING meaning with print.
      And, print should be expanded to 'texts' thereby meaning digital, visual, auditory texts - not just print
Martin Burrett

Daily Writing Tips - 125 views

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    A useful blog with a new daily writing idea to try out in your class.
    http://ictmagic.wikispaces.com/English
Steve Ransom

Why Students Don't Read What is Assigned in Class - YouTube - 7 views

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    A great example of the importance of choice, relevancy, and joy in any literacy program
Martin Burrett

Smories - new stories for children, read by children - 124 views

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    An amazing digital storytelling project. Watch videos of children telling original stories.
    http://ictmagic.wikispaces.com/English
Martin Burrett

Random Words - 121 views

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    This is a superb random word generator split into nouns, verbs, adjectives and adverbs. Great for infusing a little magic into creative writing sessions.
    http://ictmagic.wikispaces.com/English
Martin Burrett

National Storytelling Week - 73 views

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    The Society for Storytelling's annual 'National Storytelling Week' is a wonderful way to kickstart sharing stories and reading in your school.
    http://ictmagic.wikispaces.com/Competitions+%26+Events
Martin Burrett

ThumbScribes - 112 views

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    This is a great site for encouraging writers to create stories, poems and songs collaboratively. The site limits how much a user can write and can invite friends or the public to continue and edit a piece of writing.
    http://ictmagic.wikispaces.com/English
Martin Burrett

ABC Spelling Wizard - 104 views

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    Create word searches and word jumble puzzles with your class spelling words with this easy to use site.
    http://ictmagic.wikispaces.com/English
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    I may have my Spanish students use this for their weekly vocab quiz. Thanks!
Deborah Baillesderr

Living Math Book List - 19 views

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    This is a collection of living math books and stories that can be used to teach and/or reinforce various mathematical skills.
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    Math teachers (and others) will enjoy using this site to find literature that corresponds to math topics. What a great way for cross-curricular connections!
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