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Story Starters Teaching Guide Overview Ready to get students excited about writing? Scholastic Story Starters activity serves up hundreds of creative combinations that take the writer's block out of creative writing for students. Set young writers loose with prompts that explore the themes of Adventure, Fantasy, or Sci-Fi. Students can also choose the Scrambler for random word combinations. 5 Awesome Prezis And 5 Ways To Use Them In Your Digital Classroom I am just going to put it out there and say that Prezi is one of my all time favorite tools for work and for play. Simple, fun, free and with an endless number of uses in the digital classroom, the tool is now a favorite of many teachers around the globe. Being the most popular course on Fractus Learning Online Training and boasting over 5 million users, Prezi is indeed a favorite in and out of education.
Easy Folded Gift Boxes - Cosmo Cricket UPDATE: If you came here from Pinterest, we later updated our readers with more examples and a video tutorial... it's much easier to follow! You can find it here. Happy crafting and thanks for dropping by! Eric often tells me I remind him of Maria from the Sound of Music. Maybe it's my short-strawberry blonde hair.
Free Online Voice Generator Free online voice generator. This voice synthesizer tool allows you to enter any text into the box and listen to a computer generated voice speaking the output. Different browsers and operating systems have different voices (typically including male and female voices and foreign accents), so look at the options in the dropdown box to see what voices are available. Please note, as this is very new technology, the voice generator is currently only compatible with the latest version of Chrome or Safari. First Day of School Activities for Big Kids Every time I mentioned Back to School on my Facebook page at least one person mentions that it can't possibly be time yet! I know, I know! It's much too soon...but the fact is that it's coming. In fact, a district a few miles away from me starts school THIS FRIDAY! Throughout the summer, I have been compiling some brilliant first day of school activities from around the blogosphere. I always feel like I hear about the great activities too late--it's either a day or two before school starts or I hear about them AFTER school starts.
Creative writing in the classroom: five top tips for teachers 1. The rules of writing I always tell students that there are no set rules for writing and they can write whatever they like. How to use Prezi- a prezi for you to use Having talked a lot recently about the strengths and weaknesses of Prezi, I thought it was about time I ‘showed and told’. So here’s a Prezi presentation of mine, to give you an overview of how you can use the tool to best advantage. You can click through it like a book, or set it to autoplay. Now here are a few caveats - This is a Prezi designed to be read – if you used it as a presentation aid it would be supervised reading, which would be worse than death by PowerPoint.Use it like an online training aid and take your time to read through it. It shows Prezis strengths and weaknesses in equal measure.To turn this into a visual aid, I’d simply remove the clutter (unnecessary detail, the sentences, the extra words and use the visual for emphasis of my text only).I’d end up with a very simple set of emphatic words and images that I could use like a flipchart to illustrate my key points.