Monthly Archives: January 2014

Feedback / Communication Tools

kahoot.it there’s an app! Tried this today in workshop.

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Using iPads in Writing Workshop

From the San Antonio Area Council of Teachers of English (SAACTE), these three articles explain ways that iPads can be used to enhance a writing workshop. iPadifying the Writer’s Workshop Six Actions to iPadifying the Writer’s Workshop Five Steps to … Continue reading

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Using Flipboard

“Flipboard for Educators” –this article offers 7 ideas along with some resources for using Flipboard in the classroom.

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Another test

NEWTRENT keyboard is in use, and it is taking some used to. Hitting the alt key changes the type to something unintelligible. So far this is frustrating. To be continued . . .

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Reading Strategy Resources

Reading Online Strategy Guide and Lesson Ideas Interactive Graphic Organizers Graphic Organizers arranged by task

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Visualizing Text: Using Infographics

Resources for learning about and using infographics: Literacy in the Digital Age (Kathy Schrock’s Guide to Everything) Data Visualized: More on Teaching With Infographics Combining Visuals and Text to Present Informational Text–Creating Infographics (Massachusets New Literacies Institute) Online Infographc Tools … Continue reading

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Ipads for Struggling Readers

Grant Proposal The idea behind this project is that struggling readers will become more motivated, capable and skilled when they have frequent and varied opportunities to engage with text, both reading and writing. This grant will provide a classroom set … Continue reading

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