by Randy Fairfield, 2/15/17
Join me on 2/22/17 at 1:30 PST as I partner with Hapara to host a webinar on Authentic Writing and Literacy! For more information, click here!
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Yakitome is a great way to have students take their typed text and have it read back to them. Shoot, I’ve been using it myself to help clean up my grammatical mistakes!
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Yakitome can be a bit clunky sometimes. Text2speech is looking like it is a better option at this time!
Use this web-based application to automatically capitalize your titles based on The Chicago Manual of Style. When I’m not sure, I use this website before I post manny of the title for my resource and blog posts as it only takes about five seconds to double-check and make sure I got it right! Show your students this resource and expect nothing less than perfectly capitalized titles every single time!
Have you ever had students look forward to grammar? I didn’t either until I started using NoRedInk, which is a very student-friendly web application that gives learners a chance to practice and perfect grammar skills on sentences generated based on student interest profiles. NoRedInk can also be linked with Edmodo and used as an Edmodo App.
The visual thesaurus can be a great tool in helping students build their vocabulary and meet the following Common Core State Standard:
Consult general and specialized reference materials (e.g., dictionaries, glossaries, thesauruses), both print and digital.