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24 Jan 14

"One of the first questions teachers new to Google Drive always ask me is, how do you organize your files.  I've gone through several different ways before figuring out what works best for me.  Here are some options. I teach high school, so I have a number of different sections and sometimes more than one course to teach. I also teach a graduate class and have a few other projects going on.

26 May 13

Shakespeare lessons - Hamlet, Twelfth Night, Romeo & Juliet, Macbeth

24 Mar 13

The 21st century continues to challenge us with new literacies and emerging technologies that make 
defining literacy and the English language arts difficult. It also provides us with new opportunities for 
reconceptualizing how we teach reading, writing, language, speaking, performing, listening, viewing, and 
thinking. One way to do so is to focus upon the full range of technology-supported English Language 
Arts learning activities.

15 Mar 13

"The Snappy Words interface queries the WordNet lexical database developed by Princeton University and made available for students and language researchers. This dictionary groups synonyms into synsets through lexical relations between terms. These meanings and semantic relationships are revealed graphically by the interactive web technology made available by Snappy Words."

09 Mar 13

"The Oxford comma (also known as the serial comma) is that extra comma that you sometimes get at the end of a list, before the and or the or. “She wrote novels, essays, and JavaScript” uses an Oxford comma. “He bought apples, butter and the ranch” doesn't."

23 Dec 12

News in English you can understand - choose stories from three different levels of writing.

21 Dec 12

"Introducing Roku, the original, best-selling streaming player from the US. Roku makes it easy for you to enjoy great films and TV shows, live sports, music, games and more whenever you want, instantly on your TV."

23 Nov 12

"inklewriter is a free tool designed to allow anyone to write and publish interactive stories. It’s perfect for writers who want to try out interactivity, but also for teachers and students looking to mix computer skills and creative writing. "

03 Jan 09

To download your newspaper, use the link at the bottom of the generated image. You can use the images as you wish ie. put them on your own website or blog. Please note, that direct linking to the newspaper clippings doesn't work; the images are deleted fr

08 Sep 12

"A grammar check can come in handy for anyone. Like many, you probably learned many of the grammar rules all throughout your school years. Also, like many, you’ve likely forgotten much of what you learned. Where does the comma go, for instance? Is ending your sentences with a proposition really that bad a practice? Are there hard and fast rules for when to use who, that or which? All of these questions, as well as many more, can plague both amateur and professional writers. Doing a grammar and spell check, all online, helps to settle these questions and give you more confidence in your writing."

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