Two Very Good Book Search Engines for Teachers May 11, 2015 In today’s post we are sharing with you two good platforms where you can search for and find online free and premium books. As for Free Book Search tool listed below , this is a specific search engine designed to help you find free ebooks, audiobooks, and Kindle books. This tool is also integrated with Google Drive allowing you to conduct your book search right in your Drive. Reading Comprehension - Free Worksheets Home- English- Math - Reading - Research - Keys - Newsworthy - Links - Contact Reading Comprehension, Volume 5: Number 32, Word Meanings From Context Games . Fern's Poetry Club Well, you've come to the right place to find out. Writing poems can be fun when you juggle all the words and the rhythms together to make them exciting. Poems can be out anything and come in many different forms. Here's an explanation of some of my favorite styles of poetry.
Reading Skills: Inference for Elementary School Students Global rating average: 5.0 out of 55.05.05.05.05.0 These websites can help elementary students learn how to infer while reading. There are activities, graphic organizers, and short lessons on inference. Includes links to eThemes Resources on Teaching Tips: Inference and Inference for Middle School Students. Grades Links Story Starters Ready to get students excited about writing? Story Starters is a fun, interactive tool that generates writing prompts, which include direction on character, plot, and setting. Your students will love watching the Story Starters' wheels spin. Going Retro: Reading Apps for Real Books Reading Rainbow app YouTube clips. Texting.
23 Great Library Blogs Let’s say that you are a school librarian, and let’s say you’ve decided that like many of the teachers in your school, you too are ready to use a blog to connect with parents and students, to share your latest news and events, or perhaps to develop your own personal learning network (PLN). You’re motivated and ready to begin, but you may have some lingering questions about the best way to get started and maybe you’re not entirely sure how to organize your new blog. Unfortunately, searching the internet for “how to create a great library blog” doesn’t yield many helpful answers. There are some sites that come up in that search that appear useful, but overall it seems to make more sense to just visit library blogs, see what works and what doesn’t, and craft your blog around the ideas you like the best. To make that process easier, we’ve compiled a list of library blogs on Edublogs. Library & Librarian Blogs
Borrow Modern eBooks Click here to skip to this page's main content. Hello! Open Library is participating in our eBook lending program. Browse the growing lending library of over 250,000 eBooks! Metaphors and Threshold Concepts for Research — Katie Day I asked the audience at Research Relevance to suggest new metaphors -- and here are some responses: a search engine like Google is like "trail mix" - returning results include some M&Ms, some raisins, some peanuts - while a database is like a whole bag of M&Ms -- all good resultsa group project is like a music quartet - each contributing to the whole beautiful sounda database is like a bathtub filled with water for a particular size and purpose, while Google is like a river, whose flow is unpredictable and aimless I particularly like (the dead white male professor) Kenneth Burke's description of the metaphor of the "unending conversation" of academic discourse -> "Imagine that you enter a parlor. You come late. When you arrive, others have long preceded you, and they are engaged in a heated discussion, a discussion too heated for them to pause and tell you exactly what it is about.