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Mrs. Dawson

Digital Writing Workshop - Troy Hicks - 15 views

Leslie Healey

Digital Learning Day :: Splash - 14 views

    Great idea to showcase what your school does across disciplines
Leslie Healey

Creative Nonfiction: a definition and appreciation - 14 views

  • For a while the NEA experimented with “belles-lettres,” a misunderstood term that favors style over substance and did not capture the personal essence and foundation of the literature they were seeking. Eventually one of the NEA members in the meeting that day pointed out that a rebel in his English department was campaigning for the term “creative nonfiction.” That rebel was me.
  • literary craft in presenting nonfiction—that is, factually accurate prose about real people and events—in a compelling, vivid manner. To p
  • real demarcation points between fiction, which is or can be mostly imagination; traditional nonfiction (journalism and scholarship), which is mostly information; and creative nonfiction, which presents or treats information using the tools of the fiction writer while maintaining allegiance to fact.
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  • George Orwell’s Down and Out in Paris and London, James Baldwin’s Notes of a Native Son Ernest Hemingway’s Death in the Afternoon, and Tom Wolfe’s The Right Stuff are classic creative nonfiction efforts—
  • communicate information (reportage) in a scenic, dramatic fashion.
  • offers flexibility and freedom while adhering to the basic tenets of reportage. In creative nonfiction, writers can be poetic and journalistic simultaneously
  • inematic techniques, from scene to dialogue to description to point of view, to write about themselves and ot
Dana Huff

SideVibe - 12 views

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

Will hyperconnected millennials suffer cognitive consequences? (Audio) | Pew Research C... - 8 views

  • multitaskers who count on the Internet as their external brain and who approach problems in a different way from their elders,
  • mostly positive between now
  • and 2020
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  • exhibit a thirst for instant gratification and quick fixes, a loss of patience, and a lack of deep-thinking ability due to what one referred to as “fast-twitch wiring.”
  • In the report, Weinberger wrote, "Whatever happens, we won't be able to come up with an impartial value judgment because the change in intellect will bring about a change in values as well."
    note last line: there will be a change in values as a result of the changes in learning provoked by  he internet.We have embarked on the biggest social experiment of the century by accident.
Jenny Gilbert

FlipSnack | WebTool Mashup - 19 views

    I have never seen flipsnack before - I am axcited about the posibilities of it - but in addition to that here is a really easy to use reference for web tools matched up to blooms. 
Rachel Thompson

Assessing Student Writing - 17 views

    Using Jing and Google Docs to provide feedback for student writing.
Dennis OConnor

ThumbScribes - Collaborative Writing Community - 12 views

    ThumbScribes is a platform for creating collaborative content.Co+Create haiku, poems, short stories, flash fiction, novellas, exquisite corpse and songs, real time or asynchronously with your computer, tablet, cell phone or even IM.
Teresa Ilgunas

Free Technology for Teachers: 7 Tools for Creating Mind Maps and Outlines Online - 11 views

    "7 New Tools for Mind Maps" How does Richard do it? These are all new to me and I can't wait to check them out.
Teresa Ilgunas

All Edublogs Blogs Are Now Advertisement Free - Help Us Keep It That Way! - 4 views

    Now ad-free, even for the free blogs. Yes!
Clifford Baker

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

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

Technology Tools - 10 views

    Good Web 2.0 resource compilation
andrew bendelow

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

    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

    jo hart website
Dennis OConnor

6-Traits Resources: Writing Process / 6-Traits / Web 2.0 - 19 views

  • Here's my stab at creating a poster that shows the relationships between the writing process, 6-traits, an web 2.0. ~ Denni
    I'm glad you bookmarked this poster. I created it after seeing the NWREL Traits / Writing Process poster. ~ Dennis O'Connor (aka Wireinstructor).
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