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Digital Writing Workshop - Troy Hicks - 10 views

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    Companion site for THE DIGITAL WRITING WORKSHOP and CRAFTING DIGITAL WRITING
Dana Huff

Free Online Grammar Check, Spelling, and More | PaperRater - 11 views

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    Free online tool that checks spelling and grammar and plagiarism and offers writing suggestions.
Dana Huff

Readability-Score.com - Free Online Readability Calculator - Flesch Kincaid, Gunning Fo... - 5 views

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    Checks writing for readability levels, including Flesch-Kincaid, Gunning-Fog, Coleman-Liau, SMOG Index, and Automated Readability Index.
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...

literature exceptional guide films drama multi-cultural teaching reading resources tools

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Dana Huff

SideVibe - 12 views

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    "A simple way to place useful, formative classroom lessons over any Web page. "
Leslie Healey

The Neuroscience of Your Brain On Fiction - NYTimes.com - 13 views

  • Stories,
  • stimulate the brain and even change how we act in life.
  • nterprets written words. What scientists have come to realize in the last few years is that narratives activate many other parts of our brains as well, suggesting why the experience of reading can feel so alive.
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  • The brain, it seems, does not make much of a distinction between reading about an experience and encountering it in real life; in each case, the same neurological regions are stimulated.
  • The novel, of course, is an unequaled medium for the exploration of human social and emotional life.
  • substantial overlap in the brain networks used to understand stories and the networks used to navigate interactions with other individuals
  • “theory of mind
  • other people’s intenti
  • comparing a plucky young woman to Elizabeth Bennet or a tiresome pedant to Edward Casaubon. Reading great literature, it has long been averred, enlarges and improves us as human beings. Brain science shows this claim is truer than we imagined.
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    analysis of impact of reading, novel especially. validates focus on class SSR, even in 11-12th grade (my groups)
Leslie Healey

SONNET ILLUMINATION project - 16 views

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    just finished this with AP juniors and Honors Brit Lit Students: great project for poetry reading skills. they wrote an in class explication about their sonnet after. will memorize and recite their sonnet as well next year.  They rocked it! we are ready for the Romantics now.
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.
Clifford Baker

80 Online Tools, References, and Resources | Edutopia Group Discussions by and for Educ... - 8 views

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    "80 "must see" trial, free, and paid websites recommended by Edutopia community members."
Clifford Baker

Technology Tools - 10 views

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    Good Web 2.0 resource compilation
andrew bendelow

Digital Youth Network: Creating New Media Citizens through the Affinity Learning Model ... - 9 views

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    Composing online is not writing alone, as students have done. When he produces an artifact, the networked student creates a communal effort on the Internet.
aunt tammie

E-verything! - 16 views

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    jo hart website
Teresa Ilgunas

Bookmarklets | Readability - 11 views

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    This tool is fantastic when I want to have the class read a paper version of an internet article, OR when the ads are so distracting that I can't concentrate on what I'm reading.
Dana Huff

Flash cards, vocabulary memorization, and study games | Quizlet - 6 views

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    My students told me about this site where they make study guides and flash cards for themselves. It's free, and it would be particularly good for studying information that you have to memorize.
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    Thanks to you - and your students - for the tip!
Caroline Bachmann

SearchStories Youtube Video Maker - 2 views

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    Create your own Google Search Story
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