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18 November 2006 14:00

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 18:15

Tools for Reading, Writing, & Thinking

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

10 November 2006 00:45

1-Click Answers

by knann
Alt-Click in Windows or (Mac OSx Command+Option+G) on any word in any program on your screen for an instant, pop-up AnswerTip that won't interrupt your work. For vocabulary words, instant definitions and real voice buttons to hear the word aloud. - Online web dictionary & thesaurus word linking lookup reference tool.

by knann
VoyCabulary makes the words on any webpage into links so you can look them up in a dictionary or other word-reference-site of your choice, by simply clicking on the words.

09 November 2006 09:45

WordTalk — From

by knann
WordTalk is a free plug-in developed for use with all versions of Microsoft Word (from Word 97 upwards), which can help people with reading difficulties use Microsoft Word more effectively. It will speak the text of the document and will highlight it as it goes. It contains a talking dictionary to help decide which word spelling is most appropriate. It sits neatly in your toolbar and is highly configurable, allowing you to adjust the highlight colours, the voice and the speed of the speech.

31 October 2006 11:00

31 October 2006 10:30

4Teachers: Home Page

by knann & 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.

31 October 2006 09:15

31 October 2006 08:45

Computer Based Study Strategies CBSS

by knann
An Amazing resources for integrating CBSS across the curriculum using Inspiration/Kidpiration. This page lists the following strategies: CBSSfor Planning & Organization: Assignment Planning strategy, CBSS for Reading Electronic Text:Search and Sift strategy, CBSS for Notetaking: Textbook Notetaking strategy, CBSS for Research:Synthesizing Information strategy, CBSS for Writing: Brainstorming strategy, CBSS for Self-Testing: Self-Questioning strategy, CBSS for Representing Knowledge: Timelining strategy

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