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Reading and Kindles

I recently wrote about Kindles and how they could engage our net-gen to read This http://bit.ly/Hdmsk2  advocates print. I would really lik…

Started by Holly Fairbrother

9 Jul 12, 2018
Reply by Sara luck

Assistive/Adaptive technologies such as Dragon Natural Speaking and Kurzweil 3000

The use of assisted technologies, like Dragon Naturally Speaking and Kurzweil 3000, have broken down barriers for students with disabilitie…

Started by William Kenny

0 Dec 4, 2011

Doing Guided Reading with a Difficult Class...HELP!

 I am wanting to do small groups for reading discussions, but my class is a very difficult class with behaviour. What kinds of tactics or s…

Started by Cynthia Brandt

5 Apr 15, 2011
Reply by Karen Slenarik

Lower Elementary Reading and Listening Comprehension Resources

I have three things to share in this post: A somewhat comprehensive (with respect to reading comprehension skills) book report for first g…

Started by Vail

0 Jan 18, 2011

New FREE Reading for Details iPod Touch app

Our new FREE Reading for Details iPod Touch app is now available at the iTunes Store. http://bit.ly/fEhkM1 A great way to practice the 5W's…

Started by Bruce Brown

0 Dec 22, 2010

100 page books

I have been trying to come up with an rationalization for reading books of one hundred+ pages for book reports, biographies, etc. which see…

Started by Bernie Tomasso

1 Feb 11, 2010
Reply by Shawn Storm

Are Ebook Readers Ready for Primetime?

The technology for ebook readers has steadily improved over the last decade. Amazon's Kindle II has been my favorite since I started using…

Started by Bill Swartz

0 Feb 1, 2010

Free Teacher Resources from Children's Book Publishers

In a recent blog post I shared about a dozen links to children's publishers who make a point to offer free resources for teachers (teaching…

Started by Keith Schoch

0 Dec 27, 2009

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