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Actively Learn- Engaging Reading

Actively Learn is an online e-reader that allows teachers and students to work together within a text.  Teachers can embed resources and quizzes into texts to check for understanding and provide personalized instructions.  Students can highlight and take notes.  Sign up is free and teachers can track their students comments and answers to questions and […]

Student Access tp Digital Learning Devices [InfoGraphic]

Download the PDF of this InfoGraphic at http://digitallearningnow.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/DLN-Smart-Series-Infographic-1-Final.pdf

Librarians: A new website designed to self-motivate students to make choices and judgements about what is most useful for them as they read, search, watch and play

SlimeKids features an extensive collection of book trailers organized by year and by grade level as well as numerous language arts-related games in such categories as spelling, typing, vocabulary and grammar. Additionally, the website showcases an array of exceptional literacy-related resources such as author and book review websites as well as superb learning tools including reference works and search engines.

Creating Shared Book Collections Has Never Been Easier

As an educator with access to computers I am at a crossroads when it comes to providing my students with access to reading materials. As an administrator, I am challenged to promote book studies and reading lists to promote professional growth. As a librarian, I battle with shrinking book budgets and dwindling student interest in resources that are not interactive.

A New Look @ Old Books

While researching a project I am working on about technology and teaching literacy, I came across something you will want to check out. Digital reading – with a paper feel.

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