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Google Comments and Visible thinking

October 18th, 2014 · No Comments · Content - Language Arts, Google Tools

This was an novel way to use Google comments while students are writing to encourage reflection and to obtain insight into their writing.  Here is the blog post from Kim Pollishuke.

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Love grammar?  

October 15th, 2014 · No Comments · Content - Language Arts

There’s a meme for that. Heck, Yeah Educational Memes might help the finer points of grammar make sense for your students.  Perhaps they could create their own! For the complete post at TeachersFirst, please click here.

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Monster Exchange

October 7th, 2014 · No Comments · Content - Language Arts

What if you 1) drew a monster and then 2) wrote a description?  Then you shared the description with another student and had them draw the monster?  In brief, that’s the Monster Exchange.  Sign up and partner with another class!

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How do you say?

October 5th, 2014 · No Comments · Content - Language Arts

Ever stumbled over the correct pronunciation of an author’s last name?  Check out this site from TeachingBooks to hear (in the author’s own words) how to say the name and a little bit of history.  Thanks to the audio, I can pronounce Jon’s name correctly! For the complete post from TeachersFirst, please click here.

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