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Deborah Baillesderr

TweenTribune | News for Kids | tweentribune.com | News for tweens, kids and students - 45 views

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    I know I've posted this site before, but for those new teachers I'm posting it again. Love this site! Leave it to the Smithsonian to make it easy to differentiate reading levels within interesting informational articles for grades K-12. Worth a look.
Sharin Tebo

50 Ways to Use Twitter in the Classroom | TeachHUB - 77 views

  • Summarize. At the conclusion of each lecture, ask students to type a 140-character or less summary of what they have learned
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      EXIT Ticket strategy!
  • Typing keywords into Twitter’s search engine wields every microblog entry on the subject, providing an excellent way for students to research ideas,
  • Set up a foreign language news stream. Keep foreign language students informed of current events from relevant nations while simultaneously challenging them to use their translation skills by keeping a specific news feed.
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  • Facilitate discussions.
Mike MacBeth

Storyboard That For Classroom | Teacher Free Trial - 8 views

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    Storyboard That is a robust web tool that allows students to create and edit Storyboards. This site is simple to use and allows users to drag and drop stick figures and screen elements, as well as add their own content, to the storyboard time line. Enough tools and features to be really useful and not too many to confuse young users, this is a nice way for students to create storyboards for class projects, videos, or anything else you can think of including comic strips. There is a nice educator portal which has some lesson plans and example student work. Not free, but free trial and reasonably priced for teachers
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    "Bring the world's best storyboard creator into your classroom! From first grade to graduation, Storyboard That engages students with digital storytelling in the classroom."
 Jo Weizenicker

Character Building Writing Prompts - 72 views

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    I bought this book on Saturday. It has a new theme each week, and can be used for morning announcements. Great for PBIS. It has all the common core standards alligned in the back. Going to use it the remainder of this year and for next year.
Matt Renwick

http://carnegie.org/fileadmin/Media/Publications/WritingToRead_01.pdf - 34 views

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    Writing to Read: Evidence for How Writing Can Improve Reading
Clint Heitz

Writing Process Animation - YouTube - 14 views

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    Hand-drawing animated video explaining the writing process. This is shaped around blogging, but it is also applicable elsewhere.
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    Great video for explaining the writing process. It's focused on blogging, but applicable elsewhere.
Kris Cody

Narrative Magazine - 53 views

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    Short stories, poetry, photographs.
Carrie Mitchell

180 Journal Writing Prompts: Enough for Every Day of the School Year - 6 views

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      I like that there are a variety of prompts that would appeal to any student.  Some are shorter, others longer.  The variety of questions would allow me easy access to impromtu writing on the spot if I would have a couple of extra minutes at the end of class or need a "bell assignment".  Some of these could very easily develop into meaningful class discussion especially in a Catholic morality class.
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    Writing Prompts for High School Juniors
Rob Belprez

High School ELA Lesson Support by Lexiconic Education Resources - 15 views

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    This is a perfect collection of English lessons and resources for most High School Level classes.  It has all the traditional assignments, stories, skills, terms, and samples to pull from.
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