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Wordly Wise 3000 Free Website

In Audio, Classroom tools, Writing on January 16, 2009 at 1:57 pm

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Wordly Wise 3000 Free Website provides reinforcement activities to expand and enhance the lessons in the Wordly Wise 3000 2nd Edition Student Books.

 Supports correct pronunciation
Great for test prep
Audio supports struggling readers
Self-check questions test understanding
Downloadable MP3 audio files

Make Practice Fun! Interactive Games

 Reinforce meaning
Build retention via mutisensory activities
Help students achieve mastery

Plagiarism Checker Tool

In Classroom tools, tools, Writing on December 15, 2008 at 4:16 pm

plagiarism-checker

This educational tool was designed as a project for the University of Maryland at College Park Department of Education.

You just need to Cut & paste your students paper or homework assignment into the box below, and click the “check” button.  This free plagiarism detector will find plagiarized text in homework and other essays/reports.

makebeliefscomix.com

In tools, Writing on December 12, 2008 at 2:21 pm

MAKEBELIEFSCOMIX.COM is a comic creator website shared this morning by tombarrett on twitter. In this website you can create your own comic stip to print or share with friends.

Teachers can use this comic strip game to encourage students to improve language, reading, storytelling and creative skills. For those who teach young and old how to read and write, and to learn English or to speak a second language, MakeBeliefsComix.com can be an invaluable resource in achieving these objectives.

Bill Zimmerman is the author and creator of this website and also the creator of  www.billztreasurechest.com another website writing idea.

Shmoop

In New Stuff, tools, Writing on November 24, 2008 at 5:07 pm

shmoop

Shmoop is in Beta Test and its goal is to make learning and writing more fun and relevant for students in the digital age.

Shmoop wants to help you become a better lover (of literature and history). See many sides to the argument. Find your writing groove. Understand how lit and history are relevant today.

To learn more Tour de Shmoop.