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26 Mar 14

Google Drive has enabled Google Add Ons and there are some that you and your students will want to enable right away. Others may appeal more to professional developers or those who work remotely .

17 Apr 13

Free online tool that checks spelling and grammar and plagiarism and offers writing suggestions.

17 Apr 13

Test readability of a page by URL or direct text input. Includes Flesch-Kincaid, Gunning-Fog, Coleman-Liau, and ARI.

17 Apr 13

Checks writing for readability levels, including Flesch-Kincaid, Gunning-Fog, Coleman-Liau, SMOG Index, and Automated Readability Index.

02 Nov 12

"Bookry is a complimentary service for iBooks Author that lets you add amazing widgets to your books and share them with readers. "

20 Sep 12

This blog collects letters written by famous historical and contemporary figures on a wide variety of issues. You will find something you can use in your classroom here. Great primary source materials, and great access to the thoughts and feelings of historical figures.

28 Apr 12

Hey, did you know that you can use @ScrivenerApp to make error-free ePubs (and .mobi files) and more? Test ePubs here: http://t.co/nNDcGKoi

25 Apr 12

New blog: 5 Ways to Personalize Feedback for Students @TeachingChannel http://t.co/Jx7THj6H

24 Apr 12

@DianeRavitch RT @AnnieLowrey This essay awarded a perfect score by a robo-grader is just delightful. http://t.co/Be2NILpa

10 Dec 11

This blog post would be fun to turn into a writing assignment: Have minor characters in a novel your students are studying discuss the other minor characters in the manner of Mr. Palmer.

05 Nov 11

Yesterday marked the kickoff of National Novel-Writing Month (aka NaNoWriMo), the online project that challenges participants to write a 50,000-word book in the 30 days of November. To those scribbling hurriedly to meet its deadline, we wish you a book deal by December. And to cheer you on, we’ve rounded up a treasure trove of advice and encouragement from the great writers who best embody, in their own work, NaNoWriMo’s goals of writing much and writing fast. Below the jump, read through our favorite words from the wise, speedy, and prolific.

30 Sep 11

Google Docs is a very powerful alternative to Word. Here are 10 reasons to consider using Google Docs​ the next time you need to do some writing.

19 Sep 11

"Essential to a student’s growth as a Web researcher is learning how to properly attribute the information used when composing reports. Use this guide for lesson plans and insight into how to teach students to avoid plagiarism in Web research and to find resources for understanding and detecting plagiarism."

28 Aug 11

Have you all seen Citelighter yet? http://t.co/1gD1mAp #research #education #writing #k12 #edtech #edchat

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