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10 Jan 14

Word Tamer is a neat site for learning the process of developing characters, settings, and plots in creative writing. Word Tamer is set up as an interactive journey through a carnival of literary devices. As students move through the carnival they develop characters, develop a setting, and develop a plot for their stories. (description from freetech4teachers)

09 Aug 13

tools for writers and authors, such as a story idea generator and word count meter

16 Jun 13

Online tools to help young authors write more effectively.

02 May 13

easy, no fuss collaborative writing site.

06 Feb 13

At inkle, we believe it takes great writers to tell great stories.

That’s why we’ve created inklewriter, to help writers tell interactive tales with the minimum of fuss.

28 Jan 13

The hero's journey is an ancient story pattern that can be found in texts from thousands of years ago or in newly released Hollywood blockbusters. This interactive tool will provide students with background on the hero's journey and give them a chance to explore several of the journey's key elements. Students can use the tool to record examples from a hero's journey they have read or viewed or to plan out a hero's journey of their own.

09 Jan 13

Welcome to Playfic, the online community that lets you write, remix, share, and play interactive text-based games with the world.

15 Mar 12

Fun and informative infographic that explains some common grammar rules.

13 Feb 12

Use this reader's response activity to analyze the characters in any book. Print and collect your scrapbook pages.

20 Jan 12

WOW! This is an AMAZING website with lots of great ideas on how to improve comprehension, fluency, and get kids to think outside the box when it comes to reading and writing.

15 Dec 11

QikPad is a free online collaboration tool.
Multiple users can instantly see text updates, character by character.
Work together on documents, projects or code in real-time.
One-click pad creation with no sign-up required.

14 Dec 11

Create comprehensive literacy lesson plans and student materials from any content in minutes.

11 Nov 11

Wes Fryer is such an inspiration to me- not only the way he mentors teachers and students in the area of digital media, but also the way he is raising his own kids to be tech-geniuses! I have a budding techie daughter who wants her own web show thanks to Mr. Fryer's daughter's cooking videos. :)

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