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Martin Burrett

Resource: Colour Thesaurus - 3 views

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    "For fun, the writer and children's book illustrator has created a series of images that can help young writers broaden their language and writing, encouraging young authors to "Fill your stories with a rainbow of images" - A great resource for the primary/elementary classroom and beyond…"
Martin Burrett

What 3 Words - 8 views

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    An intriguing site which has split the whole world into 3 metre by 3 metre squares and assigned 3 words to label that coordinate, giving addresses to millions around the world who don't have an official address, or making a meeting point more accuracy than a postcode. For educators, there are lots of geographic and literacy possibilities - geocaching with spelling, or writing short stories or descriptions about a real location including the words. The site can be viewed in many different European languages meaning there are MFL possibilities too."
Martin Burrett

Adverbs for Speech - 8 views

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    A poster which lists adverbs to describe how something might have been said.
Martin Burrett

Crumbles - 11 views

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    A site that collects pop-culture video clips of single words which you type. Use it for an interesting twist to giving instructions or a learning objective.
Martin Burrett

Unused Words - 15 views

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    This is a fab literacy site where you can find interesting and rare English words. Browse for words to make children's work stand out from the crowd and play 'guess the meaning' with your class. http://ictmagic.wikispaces.com/English
Fred Delventhal

You Are Your Words - AHD - 5 views

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    The American Heritage® Dictionary invites you to create a self-portrait using your words. The words that tell the world who you are. That make you, you. It's easy to do, whether you decide to link to places like Facebook for words you've already written or write something new specifically for your portrait. Either way, you'll create a unique image that can be shared and saved and will remind everyone that You Are Your Words.
Martin Burrett

WORDCOUNT - 2 views

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    What are the commonly used words in English? See 86,000+ of the most used English words ranked in usage order with this great site. Use it to build vocabulary and find interesting words for writing. http://ictmagic.wikispaces.com/English
Martin Burrett

Virtual Sentence Board - 14 views

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    A beautifully made virtual word wall and sentence maker. Use the default words or add your own. http://ictmagic.wikispaces.com/English
Martin Burrett

Word Bank Fridge - 8 views

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    What's on your fridge? Chances are that it will not be as useful as what on this virtual fridge with words you can drag and use to make sentences. http://ictmagic.wikispaces.com/English
Martin Burrett

Vocabulary Pinball - 13 views

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    A great pinball English word game. Collect the letters using your pinball skills developed from your misspent youth and guess the meaning of the word. http://ictmagic.wikispaces.com/English
Martin Burrett

Random Words - 5 views

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    This is a superb random word generator split into nouns, verbs, adjectives and adverbs. Great for infusing a little magic into creative writing sessions. http://ictmagic.wikispaces.com/English
Martin Burrett

Personal Thesaurus - 4 views

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    Print out this personal Thesaurus for younger learners. This PDF has a collection of words in each section, plus space for your children to write their own. http://ictmagic.wikispaces.com/English
anonymous

Dolch - Sight Words | Articles - 31 views

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    Online games, resources and printables
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    interactive vocabulary tests for elementary
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    The www.spellingcity.com/dolch-words.html provides 15 different learning activities that you can use with the Dolch sight words, your own list, or any of the many other words lists available on Vocabulary SpellingCity. There's also a sister site: www.vocabulary.co.il - This quirky useful site has unique learning games and information for analogies, word roots, and compound words.
Dean Mantz

Hijacked Words « Dreams of Education - 16 views

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    Kelly Tenkley blog post after #edchat discussion 12/14/10 regarding "digital native" as a myth.
Ted Sakshaug

Channel 4 - Twist Our Words - 19 views

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    You drag the words down to a blank space to create a sentence then you get to play it.
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    Make sentances similar to referatior poetry. The words are then recited by video clips.
Fred Delventhal

The Hub For Teachers - 12 views

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    Communication skills are critical for today's students. Reading, writing and the ability to tell a story set the stage for success. The Hub, a new TV destination dedicated to bringing kids and families together, is partnering with Discovery Education to support teachers in this important endeavor. Here you'll find inspiration to engage and inspire your budding writers. Meet the artists, editors and writers that bring good stories to life-and watch your students' communication skills soar!
yc c

Twitter Data API - Infochimps API - 1 views

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    Here's a roundup of the APIs to mine Twitter data: Trstrank: The PageRank-esque algorithm we covered previouslyWordbag: A list of "most common words" for a user with a twist. Universally-common words are essentially filtered out because InfoChimps compares a user's word choice to all of Twitter.Influence: Gets the number of replies in and out for the user, along wiht the number of tweets and the age of the account. Analysis of influence is up to you.Conversation: Provides a summary of public interactions between two users. Results are a list of tweets in which the first user replied to the second.
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