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Wanda Terral

Awesome Stories - 16 views

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    AwesomeStories is a gathering place of primary-source information. Its purpose - since the site was first launched in 1999 - is to help educators and individuals find original sources, located at national archives, libraries, universities, museums, historical societies and government-created web sites. Sources held in archives, which document so much important first-hand information, are often not searchable by popular search engines. One needs to search within those institutional sites directly, using specific search phrases not readily discernible to non-scholars. The experience can be frustrating, resulting in researchers leaving key sites without finding needed information. AwesomeStories is about primary sources. The stories exist as a way to place original materials in context and to hold those links together in an interesting, cohesive way (thereby encouraging people to look at them). It is a totally different kind of web site in that its purpose is to place primary sources at the forefront - not the opinions of a writer. Its objective is to take the site's users to places where those primary sources are located. The author of each story is listed on the preface page of the story. A link to the author provides more detailed information. This educational teaching/learning tool is also designed to support state and national standards. Each story on the site links to online primary-source materials which are positioned in context to enhance reading comprehension, understanding and enjoyment.
Mary Worrell

A Push to Redefine Knowledge at Wikipedia - NYTimes.com - 6 views

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    When Knowledge Isn't Written, Does It Still Count? Interesting look at citation policies at English Wikipedia and the complications they create in sharing media and information about cultures where written, published sources that can be cited aren't as easily found. 
Tracee Orman

BibMe: Fast & Easy Bibliography Maker - MLA, APA, Chicago, Turabian - Free - 13 views

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    Automatic citation creator. Paste in the website, prompts for the authors first & last name, then creates a pasteable citation for you.
Adam Babcock

EdTech by Bloom's Taxonomy levels - 23 views

shared by Adam Babcock on 13 Nov 10 - No Cached
Jo Hawke liked it
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    This chart includes Web 2.0 tools to be used with each level of Bloom's Revised Taxonomy and hyperlinked to the the tools' websites.
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    This is fantastic--I already sent it to everyone in my department. Thx
Mary Worrell

Confusing Words - 11 views

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    Great reference for teachers and students. Plug in a confusing word (effect versus affect, for example) and get help.
meenoo rami

alphaDictionary * The 100 Most Beautiful Words in English - 13 views

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    The 100 Most Beautiful Words in English
Karen LaBonte

Phrase Finder - 22 views

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    The meanings and origins of over 1,600 English sayings, phrases and idioms. This writers' resource spawns ideas for headlines, advertising copy, song lyrics, poetry etc. Journalists, advertising copywriters, songwriters, or anyone interested in creative writing in English, can benefit from this ideas generator.
Dana Huff

YourNextRead: Book Recommendations (USA) - 10 views

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    Finished a book you really liked? Try YourNextRead to discover a book like it.
Karen Chichester

OttoBib - Free Automatic Easy Bibliography Generator. Fast! MLA, APA, Chicago, Turabian - 3 views

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    For Books only using ISBNS. Citations in MLA, APA, Chicago/Truabian, BibTeX and Wikipedia formats.
Dana Huff

Seneca Highlands Intermediate Unit Nine | Literary Device Bag Resources - 12 views

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    Fun ways to teach literary devices.
James Miscavish

Lexipedia - Where words have meaning - 17 views

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    Best dictionary ever..
Teresa Ilgunas

Word Spy - 11 views

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    "The Word Lover's Guide to New Words"
Dana Huff

Silva Rhetoricae: The Forest of Rhetoric - 0 views

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    This online rhetoric, provided by Dr. Gideon Burton of Brigham Young University, is a guide to the terms of classical and renaissance rhetoric. This site is intended to help beginners, as well as experts, make sense of rhetoric, both on the small scale (definitions and examples of specific terms) and on the large scale (the purposes of rhetoric, the patterns into which it has fallen historically as it has been taught and practiced for 2000+ years).
James Miscavish

A River Runs Through it ‎(erikanunlist)‎ - 0 views

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    sites example
James Miscavish

WYMJ Weekender June 21, 2009 |Enriched by Words - 0 views

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    Writer blogs about writing with lots of helpful links
Meredith Stewart

Shahi - A visual dictionary - 1 views

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    Combines Flickr and Wikitionary
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