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16 January 2007


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text to mp3 software. Convert emails and docs automatically

15 December 2006

A Different Place

Are you frustrated trying to meet the academic needs of high-ability and gifted students in the classroom. This may be the place for you. ... a place on the Web to find differentiated activities in all content areas!!

11 December 2006

A Really Different Place | writing...reading...thinking....creating

Welcome to the Nieman Enhanced Learning Center Blog. Students will have the opportunity to use their blog to write stories and respond to reflection questions. Parents and teachers, be sure to check in often to see how your students are progressing in their writing.

26 November 2006

Support Blogging

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

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

17 November 2006


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Search for lesson plans by grade cluster, literacy strand, and literacy engagement. Lessons include student worksheets, online interactive tools, and links to web resources.

14 November 2006

6 = 1 Traits of Writing Resources

Book titles by writing trait: voice, ideas, organization,word choice, sentency fluency, conventions, presentation.

13 November 2006

Tools for Reading, Writing, & Thinking

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

SEDL - Building Reading Proficiency at the Secondary Level: A Guide to Resources

An excellent guide to resoures for improving reading proficiency from grades 6-12. Visit or click the link entitles Strategies for specific info for teaching

6 1 Trait® Writing Prompts PDF

Thirty-three page pdf guide of various writing prompts organized by grade clusters to help students on state writing assesments.

Writing Prompts

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

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.

05 November 2006

Two-Minute Mystery Writing Club

This project is meant to take a bit of the mystery out of mystery writing. Classes who register are invited to submit short "Two-Minute Mysteries" similar to the ones authored by Donald Sobol. They will challenge others to exert their sleuthing skills to solve them. MUST REGISTER by Nov-Dec 2006 . Work beging week of January 8th. Lasts 2 weeks

21C Eduk8n

another teacher using podomatic for screencasts and more. Just starting out....

Grade 5 Class Blog

Firth grade class blog for all subjects

31 October 2006

4Teachers: Home Page

by 13 others (via) 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

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.

Kids Konnect

...a safe Internet gateway for kids...created and maintained by educators...Search by alphabetized list or category.

BBC - Schools - Learning Resources

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

Alternative Book Reports

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From the Read Write Think Lesson collection, a list of different types of book reports across grade levels appropriate for differentiation.

24 October 2006

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

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