Connecting dots for digital learning and teaching

Always Write by Corbett Harrison


A 5th grade teacher blogging about education, technology, writing and learning words, he recommended this resource site for teaching writing. Worth a read!

Tech Seeds

Always Write (http://corbettharrison.com/) has been a resource I have found inspiring for many years, and have frequently recommended to my fellow writing teachers. Students engage the lessons, and love the interactive pages within the site.  Teachers who are just starting out and writers’ workshop pros will benefit.  It is connected to WritingFix.com, and Corbett is a contributor.  Both sites complement each other, and WritingFix has other contributor sites that connect to it that you may find useful.

There is more on this site for reading and writing than could be used in ten years, and I will highlight the resources I consider favorites.  Ready for an alternative to book reports?  Click the Reading Workshop link and it will describe some relevant projects such as Book Reviewer and Book Marketer.  Also, check out the W.A.C. (Writing Across the Curriculum), and Mr. Stick (really cool way to…

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“Tell me and I will forget, show me and I may remember, involve me and I will understand.” -------- Chinese Wisdom "Games are the most elevated form of investigation." -------- Albert Einstein
"I'm calling for investments in educational technology that will help create digital tutors that are as effective as personal tutors, educational software as compelling as the best video game," President Barack Obama said while touring a tech-focused Boston school (year 2011).
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