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Essay Map

Another gem from Dan Roberts who says “I’ve only just started using Essay Map in the classroom and already I love it. Many of the students I teach find it difficult to write and structure an essay; actually even I do. Essay Map is a brilliant tool which works as an interactive graphic organiser that walks you through  Full Article…

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Telling, Retelling and Recreating

Age: 8 – 12 yrs Overview The PhotoStory is a free software from Microsoft that allows you to make videos from a collection of images, to which you can add sound (narration, music) and motion (effects and transitions). It is an excellent tool for working with young children for being very easy to use. The  Full Article…

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Put your writer hat on!

Age: 9 -12 yrs Overview The Google Docs/Drive, a sharing and collective writing space is a great tool to promote writing skills. The collaborative construction of text allows reflection on the writing process, because it happens in interaction with peers and with the teacher. The ease of building and reformulating the text also helps the  Full Article…

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A little storybird told me…

Storybird is a wonderful tool to create picture books for and with your students. All you need is a free account. As a teacher you can add students, invite them to collaborate or give them an assignment. The works can be published, so parents and friends can appreciate them, too. The best thing, of course,  Full Article…

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