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Digital Writing Workshop - Troy Hicks - 15 views

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    Companion site for THE DIGITAL WRITING WORKSHOP and CRAFTING DIGITAL WRITING
Rose Black

Plagiarism checking tool - the most accurate and absolutely FREE! - 12 views

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    In this technological age a plagiarism checker is essential for protecting your written work. A plagiarism checker benefits teachers, students, website owners and anyone else interested in protecting their writing. Our service guarantees that anything you write can be thoroughly checked by our plagiarism software to insure that your texts are unique.
Berylaube 00

pedagogy literature "Teaching Literature in the Secondary School" Richard W. Beach, Jam... - 10 views

The book's response-centered approach engages the student with literature. Contains in-depth discussions of multi-cultural literature and the uses of drama and film in the classroom that will enhan...

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Kirstie Knighton

Teaching Channel: Videos, Lesson Plans and Other Resources for Teachers - 1 views

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    Teacher videos, resources and lesson plans. Discover great ideas and strategies to use as a teacher with this collection of videos covering Math, Science, English, History and more.
Tania Sheko

ShakespeareHelp - Merchant of Venice Lesson Plans, Merchant of Venice Quizzes, Help wit... - 1 views

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    The merchant of Venice lesson plans by ShakespeareHelp.com
Leslie Healey

Flavorwire » Charts and Diagrams Drawn by Famous Authors - 23 views

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    Great resources for students:  charts and maps the writers drew as they planned books or lessons Auden's chart on Romanticism, Nabokov on Ulysses Faulkner's Yoknapatawpha County, Vonnegut onthe shape of the story, etc.  Just wow
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.
Dennis OConnor

Googlios - 16 views

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    Many of the participants in the UW-Stout E-Learning and Online Teaching Graduate Certificate Program use Google Sites to create their e-portfolios.  The portfolios are created and used throughout the program. During the practicum, when students become teachers by teaching in one of our graduate classes, they also refine and polish their portfolios. Ultimately the online portfolio becomes a job search tool that helps our graduates show a potential employer what they know. 
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    This would be a great way to consider student's multi-genre writing portfolios. Students can have a place where they can store all their content for using all types of computer based writing.
Tracee Orman

Anti-war essays, poems, short stories and literary excerpts « Stop NATO - 4 views

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    Collection of links to great anti-war essays & poems to use in class.
Suzanne Rogers

Schumpeter: The angel and the monster | The Economist - 4 views

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    Interesting correlation between leadership styles of Mother Teresa and Lady Gaga.
James Miscavish

Tool Kit for Rhetorical Analysis - Definitions and Examples of Figures of Speech - 17 views

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    Brief definitions of 130 figures of speech and other rhetorical terms with links to expanded discussions and examples.
andrew bendelow

SpeEdChange: Lord of the Flies: How Adults Create Bullying - 7 views

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    Fascinating re-think of LOTF instruction
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