A Few Tools That Make It Easy To Analyze Your Writing One of the traps that many student writers fall into is overusing favorite phrases and adjectives. I've edited and graded enough essays over the years to confirm this. There are a couple of tools that can help students avoid overusing the same phrases and adjectives. Smilebox- Online pic editor Smilebox knows the power of your photos. When united by a theme, and framed with music, animation and words, they become something more. Your favorite photos can be a window into family life, capture fleeting moments in time, and build connection with the people you care about.
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Children's Writing - Make a Book at Batalugu ***Just received (Jan 22) an email to say Batalugu is closing as of February 1, 2013. Batalugu is a new website offering kids the opportunity to create their own books. You can try it without joining, but joining is free. You only pay if you want to order actual print copies of books.
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Youth Voices What is the AYV Community? The AYV Community is a network of thousands of educators around the globe fostering young people’s creativity. Members enjoy free access to a comprehensive collection of media making curriculum, video tutorials, and professional development tools. Learn and collaborate with educators, upload youth media for feedback, request support with technical issues, and participate in a movement of educators unleashing young people’s creative potential. Testimonials The 100 Best Web 2.0 Classroom Tools Chosen By You One of the most popular posts on Edudemic in 2010 was The 35 Best Web 2.0 Classroom Tools Chosen By You and I felt it might be time for an update to that list for 2011. In order to put together a list of the best Web 2.0 classroom tools, I polled my Twitter followers, Facebook fans (are they still called fans? Likes?) and ran a contest to try and get as many submissions as possible.
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