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Sue Ann Miller

Streamline the writing (and grading) process with Google Drive - gCON for GAFE - Google+ - 84 views

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    Google hangout - webinar - great tips and tricks for using Google Drive for the writing classroom
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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  • 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.
Diana Irene Saldana

The 15 Punctuation Marks in Order of Difficulty - 18 views

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    Ever wonder why you can't figure out when and where to stick a comma? It's probably because commas, by far, have more rules and applications than any other punctuation mark.
Rachel Hinton

4 tips for writing strong LinkedIn recommendations - TechRepublic - 16 views

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    You've just been asked to write a LinkedIn recommendation. Here are 4 tips to keep in mind before you start.
Deborah Baillesderr

Medium - 3 views

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    A great site where anyone can tell their story or express their ideas.
Roland Gesthuizen

Tips for Proofreading for Yourself and Others - 65 views

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    "The importance of proofreading cannot be overlooked. Proofreading skills do not develop overnight, but rather improve with practice. You can develop these skills by reviewing your own work, as well as the work of others. Because proofreading can often be a tedious project, below are some tips that can make the process more manageable."
anthonytpascoe

Resource: Writing Prompts - You Are Carrying… | UKEdChat.com - Supporting the... - 138 views

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    A great, and fun twitter bot account provides items which can be used as a writing prompt.
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    A Twitter bot that will respond to a message with a list of things you are carrying - great writing prompt tool
C CC

Feature: How One School Turned Minecraft into STEAM - 38 views

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    A primary school in England used Minecraft for a whole school, cross-curriculum project. Inspiring stuff.
Paul Restivo

The power of simple words - Terin Izil | TED-Ed - 46 views

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    Long, fancy words designed to show off your intelligence and vocabulary are all very well, but they aren't always the best words. In this short, playful video Terin Izil explains why simple, punchy language is often the clearest way to convey a message.
C CC

Exercise Book to Spark Creativity - 56 views

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    Interesting
Michelle Kassorla

Call for Participation: The Generative Literature Project - 20 views

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    We need the participation of 10-12 Creative Writing/Digital Writing Professors and their classes in Fall 2014 to create a generative, digital, gamified, online novel. Application Deadline: June 15
Margaret FalerSweany

Bedford Bits: Ideas for Teaching Composition » Blog Archive » A Revision Plan... - 31 views

  • I asked students to compose revision plans, rather than actually rewriting their work.
  • most students did a great job of going beyond responding to the things I had noted in end comments on their papers.
  • it was simple to read through their responses and see how well their plans fit the expectations for the assignment.
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  • Most of the revision plans showed better engagement and thinking about writing than any of the rewrites I received in the past.
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    Rather than having students revise, author suggests having students write a revision plan.
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