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Vernon Fowler

Storybird - Teachers - 1 views

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    A new literacy tool for a new generation
Rhondda Powling

Tagxedo - Creator - 2 views

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    Text visualising tool in a similar vein to Wordle, but with option to use outline shapes, like imagechef. You can also use fonts you have stored on your own computer.
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    Similar to Wordle, Tagxedo is a new style of word cloud generator
Paul Allison

The New Writing Pedagogy - 22 views

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    I love how this article is framed. "Still, is this shift in pedagogy and policy worth the effort? Will sound, traditional writing instruction still suffice, or do we need to reframe the way we teach students to write due to the global, online spaces they will frequent more in their lives? In an August 2009 Wired article, Andrea Lunsford, professor of writing and rhetoric at Stanford University, offered her own research to suggest that students are writing in environments far removed from those from even a generation ago. "I think we're in the midst of a literacy revolution the likes of which we haven't seen since Greek civilization," she says. According to her five-year study of student writing, technology is pushing writing literacy in new directions that educators must begin to make sense of. "
Rhondda Powling

World Wide Words - 14 views

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    A facinating site on 'Words' (British. It offers more than 2100 pages on the origins, history, evolution and idiosyncrasies of the English language worldwide. .
Clif Mims

Issuu - You Publish - 10 views

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    Upload all major file formats and convert them into online publications. Can be used to: -Create digital books, e-zines, etc. -Students can become "published" authors -Alternative strategy for reports and presentations -Develop and share tutorials, study guides, etc. -Embed projects into a class site, blog or wiki -Connect with others that share your interests
Clif Mims

Calaméo: Publish and share documents - 7 views

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    Upload all major file formats and convert them into online publications. Can be used to: -Create digital books, e-zines, etc. -Students can become "published" authors -Alternative strategy for reports and presentations -Develop and share tutorials, study guides, etc. -Embed projects into a class site, blog or wiki -Connect with others that share your interests
Nichola Taylor-Ingram

Storybird - Artful Storytelling - 70 views

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    Create stories online to read and share
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    Short art inspired, visual stories you can make, share, read and print (free).
Ced Paine

Writing Fun by Jenny Eather- helping kids write using text organizers. - 2 views

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    Great resource for writing using text organizers
Ced Paine

The Hero Factory - 0 views

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    Great start for a writing project
Ced Paine

Imagination Prompt Generator - 1 views

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    Nice starter activity for classroom discussions/writing projects
Ced Paine

UDL Book Builder - 0 views

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    Use this site to create, read, and share engaging digital books that build reading skills for students. Your universally designed books will engage and support diverse learners according to their individual needs, interests, and skills.
Ced Paine

Pete's Power Point Station - A Collection of FREE Presentations in PowerPoint format fo... - 1 views

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    Plus free interactive activities for kids, all grouped by subject area
Ced Paine

We Tell Stories - 'The 21 Steps' by Charles Cumming - 0 views

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    An example of Story Telling using Google Maps
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