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Due to the advancement in technology, educators have access to smart tools that help simplify the teaching process. Teaching has evolved over the years and with the availability of a variety of tools and options, it has become a rather fun learning experience for everyone. There are certain…
Added by Lynn Usrey on July 17, 2015 at 4:00am — No Comments
A free website to teach children to read with phonics. For preschool, kindergarten, and first grade. Exciting phonics games and online interactive books.
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Added by Betsy Spence on October 19, 2012 at 6:58pm — No Comments
I didn’t post anything last week because I was rushing to get my new book, HISTORY QUESTERS Colonies Trek ready to distribute in time to be used for your Colonial Unit. I’m thrilled to announce that the e-version is now available at…Continue
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CReating Indepence through Student Owned Strategies has helped countless numbers of students improve their reading and writing skills. Today, teachers don't have to rely on transparencies, butcher paper and markers to model these strategies for students to begin applying and internalizing them. Using tech tools to teach many of the C.R.I.S.S. strategies make…
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There are specific differences between traditional language arts and the reading/ writing that is done for the internet. Since the amount and variety of online materials is exploding, it's important to understand some of those differences.…
Added by Benjamin Darr on April 3, 2012 at 4:13pm — No Comments
Can you imagine every student at your school or in your organization improving raeding reading skills? The Launchpad Company is starting a nationwide campaign to make a difference in how students enjoy reading. The company helps students by providing reading level using Lexile scores. A Lexile score is a measure of a student’s reading ability. The student gets to select two books that get them excited about reading each month. Right know too many students are getting books that are not…Continue
Added by Dr. Stephen Jones on February 18, 2012 at 5:31pm — No Comments
Reading and writing used to be much simpler. We would get some sort of sharp stick (a pen or pencil) and scratch at paper until the marks we made could be interpreted by someone else. Well, our writing has evolved somewhat and along with it, so has our reading. Nowhere is this change more evident than in the home of reading, 'riting and 'rithmetic... academia.
Lets start by looking at our writing tools. Lets start off with PDF's. For those of you unfamiliar with the term, PDF's are…Continue
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April is National Poetry Month and it's been a while since I've taken the time to slow down enough to truly read poetry. Read it slowly, enjoy it, savor it, relish it. Let it "slow cook" in my heart, mind and soul.
I know...poetry is not for everyone. But I do know that I love it.
So I thought...what is the best way that I can get back…Continue
Added by Lisa Michelle Dabbs on April 13, 2011 at 11:35am — No Comments