Schools BoomWriter lets you easily incorporate and experience the benefits of technology as your students are engaged in the following (or similar) standards-based learning activities: Grade 3 CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.3.3 - Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences. Using BoomWriter’s feature allowing teachers to create their own story start, students collaboratively create imagined multi-paragraph personal narratives using a teacher generated prompt (e.g. “When I woke up on Saturday morning, I had no idea I was in for the craziest day of my entire life…”). Grade 5 CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.5.2 - Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text, including how characters in a story or drama respond to challenges or how the speaker in a poem reflects upon a topic; summarize the text. Grade 6 CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.6.1 - Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence.
flickrRSS for WordPress — Eightface This WordPress plugin allows you to display Flickr photos on your weblog. It supports user, set, favorite, group and community photostreams, and is relatively easy to setup and configure via a settings panel. The plugin also has cache support, allowing you to save thumbnails on your own server. Download flickrRSS from WordPress.org Installation Put the flickrRSS files into your plugins directory.Activate the plugin.Configure your options under the Settings tab.To use an image cache, create a writable directory and specify its location in the settings.Add <? Support & Questions At the moment, I’m not using the plugin and don’t have the time to support it. Want to work on the plugin? If you want to improve things, I’ve dropped the code on github, so you can fork it and have a go.
Protagonize: Collaborative creative writing community - fiction, poetry, stories, and great reading! How to Create RSS Feeds for Twitter - Video Tutorial The step-by-step guide explains how you can easily create Twitter RSS feeds for the new Twitter API with the help of Twitter widgets and a Google Script. Twitter does not offer RSS Feeds so here is a simple workaround that you can use to generate RSS feeds for your various Twitter streams including Twitter search results, user timelines, favorites, lists and even the new Twitter collections. RSS feeds are essential if you need to use your Twitter data elsewhere. There are two way to create RSS feeds for Twitter. The trick is simple. On the Twitter website, go to Settings -> Widgets (link) and create a new widget. Google Script will now create a unique URL for your RSS web app that will look something like Just append the Twitter Widget ID (created in Step 2) to this URL and your RSS feed for Twitter is ready. Related tutorial: Archive Tweets to Google Sheets
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