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16 January 2007

MagneticTime

by knann & 1 other (via)
text to mp3 software. Convert emails and docs automatically

15 December 2006

27 November 2006

Conversations on the Constitution

by knann
A project designed to further dialogue in schools and the workplace about American constitutional principles and values.

26 November 2006

Support Blogging

by knann (via)
SupportBlogging! has been set up to provide an opportunity for students, teachers, administrators, parents, and others to help promote an understanding of the benefits of educational blogging.

18 November 2006

The Lexile Framework for Reading

by knann
The Lexile Framework for Reading is a scientific approach to reading measurement that matches readers to text. The Lexile Framework measures both reader ability and text difficulty on the same scale, called the Lexile scale. This approach allows educators to manage reading comprehension and encourage reader progress using Lexile measures and a broad range of Lexile products, tools and services. Lots of online tools

13 November 2006

Tools for Reading, Writing, & Thinking

by knann & 1 other
A great collection of graphic organizers for middle and high school students

Writing Prompts

by knann (via)
6 1 Trait® Writing (Dimensions fo Writing) The best prompts are the ones that spark a personal connection between the writer and their ideas. Provided here are some generic writing prompts to get you started, but you will also find some tips on how to write your own prompts. These self-written prompts will offer better starting blocks for your students than the generic prompts because they spring from the immediacy of their lives. Includes prompts for narrative, expository, and persuasive.

6 1 Trait Writing Lesson Plan Database

by knann
NWREL has compiled this vast array of lesson plans that any teacher for any grade level will find useful. Organized around the 6 +traits of writing (similar to the Dimensions of Writing). Search by trait and and grade level.

31 October 2006

4Teachers: Home Page

by knann & 13 others (via)
4Teachers.org works to help you integrate technology into your classroom by offering FREE online tools and resources. This site helps teachers locate and create ready-to-use Web lessons, quizzes, rubrics and classroom calendars. There are also tools for student use. Discover valuable professional development resources addressing issues such as equity, ELL, technology planning, and at-risk or special-needs students.

29 October 2006

Podcast directory for educators, schools and colleges

by knann
Welcome to educators everywhere. This is the first UK directory and the best website to find podcasts for educational use from 300 podcast channels - ideal for activities with children, young people and educational professionals.

BBC - Schools - Learning Resources

by knann
Interactive and engaging portal for K-12. Choose your school level and browse the available activities for differentiation.

24 October 2006

Blogs for Learning | Articles - Rocking the Cyber Canoe: Blogging in English

by knann
Describes the use of blogging for literature discussions. Also gives a list (some of it technical) of tips to get started with blogging

22 October 2006

AT&T Knowledge Network Explorer: Blue Web'n Homepage

by knann
Blue Web'n is an online library of 2035 outstanding Internet sites categorized by subject, grade level, and format (tools, references, lessons, hotlists, resources, tutorials, activities, projects). You can also browse by broad subject area (Content Areas) or specific sub-categories (Subject Area). See "About this Site" for a scoring rubric and answers to other burning questions!

Literacy Learning Resources (Beta)

by knann & 1 other
Though the intended audience is adults, instructors and learners (of all ages) are encouraged to use this material to promote better literacy. Each module includes the full text of each story and interactive activities to test comprehension. The learner can choose to read the text, listen to the text, and view a short video clip of the story. Each module is designed for ease of use so the learner can use it independently. The instructor can also incorporate any story into class activities and lesson plans. The archived site has more materials available

Literacy Learning Resources (Archived)

by knann
This site uses high interest stories in a variety of categories from CNN and CBS news to promote literacy. Although intended for ESL or low reading adults, careful selection of specific articles would be appropriate for middle and high school students. Provides abridged and outlined versions of the story, vocabulary, comprehension, sequencing and written response activities all available interactively online. Video clips may or may not work. This is the archived site. A new site is in development (Beta)

15 October 2006

Main page - WikiHow

by knann & 18 others (via)
What a great site for practicing writing for the genre, procedural writing. Click on the eHow Tab to see the categories then register to contribute to the site. Could be used as a collaborative project with the class contributing on one topic.

12 October 2006

Web 2.0 for Busy Administrators

by knann
Learn about web-based collaboration through a variety of web-based tools in this presentation. Although aimed at administrators, teachers will benefit from this information and how they can use these tools in various contexts.

Learning Tools - for Differentiation

by knann
Free, fairly easy-to-use online tools for teachers, and in some cases, students. These include Timeline tool, A Multimedia Authoring tool (using video or images), a very cool Vocabulary Game generator, image annotation, and even a Language pronounciation tool! Seeing is believing...check it out!

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