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Dianne Krause

Newsela | About Newsela - 1 views

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    "Newsela is an innovative way for students to build reading comprehension with nonfiction that's always relevant: daily news. It's easy and amazing. Register now or learn more about the impact Newsela can have on your classroom."
Dianne Krause

The Dos and Don'ts of Teaching Digital Literacy | Common Sense Media - 0 views

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    "Is there a right and a wrong way to teach social media in schools? Some administrators think so. Many schools across the country have banned the use of social networking platforms, but others are transitioning to a more proactive approach. Many experts and school officials say that abandoning the more reactionary responses to social media is the first step toward implanting a more effective digital literacy education."
Dianne Krause

SlimeKids - School Library Media Kids - 2 views

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    SlimeKids features an extensive collection of book trailers organized by year and by grade level as well as numerous language arts-related games in such categories as spelling, typing, vocabulary and grammar. Additionally, the website showcases an array of exceptional literacy-related resources such as author and book review websites as well as superb learning tools including reference works and search engines.
Dianne Krause

Doing Internet Research at the Elementary Level | Edutopia - 0 views

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    I have broken the research process up into mini-lessons, which will ultimately culminate in a larger project.
Dianne Krause

We Give Books - Read a book. Give a book. - 0 views

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    We Give Books is a new digital initiative that enables anyone with access to the Internet to put books in the hands of children who don't have them, simply by reading online. We Give Books combines the joy of reading with the power of helping others, providing a platform for caregivers and educators to inspire children to become lifelong readers and lifelong givers. We Give Books also helps some of the world's best, most inspiring, literacy organizations by spreading the word about their great work and by providing books to the young people these organizations support.
Dianne Krause

Word Tamer - 4 views

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    Word Tamer is a neat site for learning the process of developing characters, settings, and plots in creative writing. Word Tamer is set up as an interactive journey through a carnival of literary devices. As students move through the carnival they develop characters, develop a setting, and develop a plot for their stories. At each stop in the Word Tamer carnival students can print out the words they have written. Along the way there are videos to help students understand the roles of characters, settings, and plot development in crafting a good story.
Dianne Krause

Dr. Marie Walsh's Wiki - 1 views

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    A great wiki chocked full of resources for literacy in education including:  Brain based learning, comprehension strategies & lessons, independent reading, lesson design, videos, word study, writing lessons, written response lessons, vocabulary and more!
Dianne Krause

Literacy Center Education Network - Play & Learn English - 1 views

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    Learn and practice uppercase letters, lowercase letters, shapes, words, numbers, colors, the keyboard, and how to form the letters. Great for teaching handwriting!
Dianne Krause

StoryCove - 1 views

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    About Us Story Cove folktales come from a variety of cultures and places. They share timeless values and simple, universal lessons. The Story Cove format enables children, families and teachers to explore these stories in a variety of ways. As a result, each child is able to develop a more personal understanding of a story while learning about the world.
Dianne Krause

StoryJumper: create your own children's book. - 2 views

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    "StoryJumper is a place to create and discover stories for kids. What's your story?™"
Dianne Krause

Into the Book: Teaching Reading Comprehension Strategies - 1 views

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    Into the Book is a reading comprehension resource for K-4 students and teachers. We focus on eight research-based strategies: Using Prior Knowledge, Making Connections, Questioning, Visualizing, Inferring, Summarizing, Evaluating and Synthesizing. Try the online interactive activities, or click below to find out how to get our engaging 15-minute video programs. Behind the Lesson provides information and teaching resources for each strategy. Watch our 10-minute professional development videos and explore the Web site for lesson plans, video and audio clips, downloads, and more.
Dianne Krause

VocabSushi: The better way to build your vocabulary | Contextual Examples From the Dail... - 0 views

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    "We've built the smartest online vocabulary program and are giving it away! "
Dianne Krause

Web 2.0 Literacy Tools Master List - 2 views

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    A very well organized list of 100 web tools, listed by category.
Dianne Krause

Check out these Great Reading Websites - 2 views

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    A nice compilation of reading resources for Elementary
Dianne Krause

Word Magnets - 3 views

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    "Word Magnets will take a piece of text and break it into individual magnets which can be moved around the screen, resized, removed, colour coded, grouped, sorted and so on. New magnets can also be added at any point. The resource also offers a range of backgrounds for use in a variety of activities."
Dianne Krause

The Reading Workshop: Goals and Benefits of Student Blogging - 2 views

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    "As the Reading Workshop students begin to blog regularly (see links in the sidebar), one might question, what do you want the students to get out of this project? How will it help them? Are the benefits academic and or social? Listed below are the goals and benefits of student blogs. "
Dianne Krause

Storyline Online - 1 views

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    The Screen Actors Guild Foundation is proud to bring you Storyline Online, an on-line streaming video program, featuring SAG members reading childrens books aloud! Each book includes accompanying activities and less ideas.
Dianne Krause

Storybird - Collaborative storytelling - 1 views

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    "Storybirds are short, visual stories that you make with family and friends to share and (soon) print"
Dianne Krause

Interactive ebooks for children - 3 views

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    "Students improve their reading skills by: * Listening for modeled fluency * Reading for practice * Recording their reading * Checking comprehension with quizzes "
Dianne Krause

FreeReading - 1 views

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    reeReading is a free, high-quality, open-source reading program addressing literacy development for grades K-3. Leveraging the collective wisdom of researchers, teachers, reading coaches, and other education and industry professionals, FreeReading provides a high-quality, cost-effective alternative to static materials. By establishing a foundation of hundreds of research-based lessons and materials that users can download and use for free, FreeReading has created the framework for intervention programs supporting K-6 literacy. The collective wisdom within FreeReading is invaluable and can be more beneficial than any one reading program.
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    reeReading is a free, high-quality, open-source reading program addressing literacy development for grades K-3. Leveraging the collective wisdom of researchers, teachers, reading coaches, and other education and industry professionals, FreeReading provides a high-quality, cost-effective alternative to static materials. By establishing a foundation of hundreds of research-based lessons and materials that users can download and use for free, FreeReading has created the framework for intervention programs supporting K-6 literacy. The collective wisdom within FreeReading is invaluable and can be more beneficial than any one reading program.
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