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bella1007

Free Technology for Teachers: Ten Great Tools for Telling Stories With Pictures - A PDF... - 87 views

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    "Ten Great Tools for Telling Stories With Pictures - A PDF Handout" - great ideas for using images to tell story. With the iPad, taking images of hand-drawn pictures and adding text is a great way to combine analog/digital modalities.
Gerald Carey

RefME | Free Reference Generator - Harvard, APA, MLA, Chicago... - 41 views

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    Chrome extension. Could be a game-changer.
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    I use www.citefast.com since it does not require a login.
Glenn Hervieux

After 12 Years of Teaching Writing…an Epiphany! | Catlin Tucker, Honors Engli... - 65 views

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    "I've been teaching students how to write for 12 years, but this week I had a realization that made me question the purpose of writing in school." Catlin Tucker brings up some important points to consider in the writing process and her own process as a teacher.
mgranger

How learning to code might improve writing skills - ICT and Computing in Educ... - 68 views

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    An argument for how the thinking between coding and writing are parallels.
H DeWaard

Turn student writing into stylish flip books - 100 views

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    FlipSnack is a tool that turns PDFs or JPEGs into digital flipbooks, allowing students to create books, magazines or newspapers and share them with parents, peers and the public.
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    FlipSnack is a tool that turns PDFs or JPEGs into digital flipbooks, allowing students to create books, magazines or newspapers and share them with parents, peers and the public.
C CC

Session 234 - Literacy Subject Special - 2 views

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    Summary and Storify from #UKEdChat Literacy Subject Special
Randy Rodgers

Slipp - 70 views

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    Easy-to-use digital storytelling site makes stories that are perfectly formatted for mobile devices.
Chris Pirkl

Introductions - The Writing Center - 68 views

  • Your introduction is an important road map for the rest of your paper.
  • your introduction should contain a thesis that will assert your main argument. It should also, ideally, give the reader a sense of the kinds of information you will use to make that argument and the general organization of the paragraphs and pages that will follow. After reading your introduction, your readers should not have any major surprises in store when they read the main body of your paper.
  • our direct answer to the assigned question will be your thesis, and your thesis will be included in your introduction, so it is a good idea to use the question as a jumping off point.
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  • Start by thinking about the question (or questions) you are trying to answer
  • Open with an attention grabber.
  • an intriguing example
  • a provocative quotation
  • a puzzling scenario
  • a vivid and perhaps unexpected anecdote
  • a thought-provoking question
  • Avoid statements like “In this paper, I will argue that Frederick Douglass valued education.”
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    • Chris Pirkl
       
      Highlights by C. Pirkl Dec 2014
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    I've highlighted some of the advice I think is most important in this handout. 
Donny Corkern

NEXMAP - 57 views

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    Very cool idea for using electronic components to make interactive, 21st century books, art, etc.
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