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  1. page Study skills tools edited ... How to Study.org -comprehensive resource to help high School and college students develop effe…
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    How to Study.org -comprehensive resource to help high School and college students develop effective study skills/time management skills
    Study Skills Tools (including Electronic Flashcard apps)
    Head Magnet "Headmagnet is a learning tool that helps you to memorize new facts quicklyQuizlet - Added smart study features. Check it out here "largest flash cards and maintain what you have learned. Headmagnet helps you to predict when you will forget things, so that you can review only what you need to." Based upon memory and cognition research - helps you learn what you need to learn. Take the tour here.study games website" Quizlet Mobile
    Brainscape - free and premium versions. Also based upon Cognitive Science research.
    Head Magnet "Headmagnet is a learning tool that helps you to memorize new facts quickly and maintain what you have learned. Headmagnet helps you to predict when you will forget things, so that you can review only what you need to." Based upon memory and cognition research - helps you learn what you need to learn. Take the tour here.
    StudyBlue Online Flashcards and Study Blue - Flashcard app, includes audio, text and graphics support. Requires a free studyblue.com account - well worth it.
    Quizlet - Added smart study features. Check it out here "largest flash cards and study games website" Quizlet Mobile
    StudyHive.com - create your own study cards or search the public decks. You will need to download Siverlight to use the site online (the link is available at the site). Syncs with Flashcards Pro app (free) for the iPodTouch, iPhone or iPad which allows you to study anytime.
    Study Stack - create interactive web-based flashcards or use ones that are already created; if you use stacks that are already created, check them first as there are errors in several of the created stacks.
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  2. page Study skills tools edited ... Brainscape - free and premium versions. Also based upon Cognitive Science research. StudyBlue…
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    Brainscape - free and premium versions. Also based upon Cognitive Science research.
    StudyBlue Online Flashcards and Study Blue - Flashcard app, includes audio, text and graphics support. Requires a free studyblue.com account - well worth it.
    Quizlet - Added smart study features. Check it out here "largest flash
    StudyHive.com - create your own study cards or search the public decks. You will need to download Siverlight to use the site online (the link is available at the site). Syncs with Flashcards Pro app (free) for the iPodTouch, iPhone or iPad which allows you to study anytime.
    Study Stack - create interactive web-based flashcards or use ones that are already created; if you use stacks that are already created, check them first as there are errors in several of the created stacks.
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Tuesday, February 7

  1. page Literacy tools edited ... Doorway Online - Interactive literacy site. Between the Lions - Interactive site by pbskids. …
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    Doorway Online - Interactive literacy site.
    Between the Lions - Interactive site by pbskids.
    StarFall - Pre-K - 2nd grade online activities that promote literacy
    Free Literacy Tools
    Newsela - Innovative way to build reading comprehension with relevant, daily news, non-fiction Can adapt to multiple lexile levels. Awesome!
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    CommonLit - Excellent resource for grade 5 - 12 fiction/nonfiction accessible text. Includes text to speech, highlighting tools, Guided Reading Mode and more. Must explore and use!
    Rewordify - Cognitively rescale difficult passages instantly with this tool. Import text and rewordifysimplifies the text for students who need it. Definitely check it out!
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    the news.
    Fluency Tutor- Teacher tool Chrome extension, for fluency work
    StarFall - Pre-K - 2nd grade online activities that promote literacy

    My Study Bar - a comprehensive set of portable open source and freeware applications to support learners with literacy difficulties. MyStudyBar is similar to popular commercial programs which use a floating toolbar to support literacy. The main difference is MyStudyBar is free. The toolbar includes a range of tools to support inclusion such as mind mapping, screen masking, word prediction, talking dictionary, text-to-speech, Save as MP3 and voice recognition. PC Only. (Speech recognition only works in Vista or Windows 7)
    Literactive- interactive primary reading activities
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    Newsela - Innovative way to build reading comprehension with relevant, daily news, non-fiction Can adapt to multiple lexile levels. Awesome!
    Actively Learn - Provides scaffolded support to enhance understanding and comprehension of text. Embed notes, questions and videos into reading, students think, write and collaborate. Awesome tool! Discover what other teachers have created or create your own. Explore the Catalog here by category and filter.
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    accessible text. Includes text to speech, highlighting tools, Guided Reading Mode and more. Must explore
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    text and rewordify simplifiesrewordifysimplifies the text
    The Skimm - A daily email newsletter delivered every morning. Combine with text to speech for access to the news.
    Fluency Tutor- Teacher tool Chrome extension, for fluency work
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    Newsela - Innovative way to build reading comprehension with relevant, daily news, non-fiction Can adapt to multiple lexile levels. Awesome!
    Actively Learn - Embed notes, questions and videos into reading, students think, write and collaborate. Awesome tool! Discover what other teachers have created or create your own (three of your own creations/month)
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    the Theme Wheel!Wheel
    CommonLit - Excellent resource for grade 5 - 12 fiction/nonfiction accessible text. Includes text to speech, highlighting tools, Guided Reading Mode and more. Must explore and use!

    Shmoop -- Guides to about 200 classic school novels – Intro (includes a Why Should I care section) Summary, Themes, Quotes, Characters, Analysis, Questions, Photos, Quizzes, Best of the Web, Write Essay and Teaching. Includes a step-by-step essay writing tool. Includes ads but the site is so rich, we can overlook them.
    Video Spark Notes - video recaps of classic literature books read in schools (24 books total - Shakespeare, Tale of Two Cities, Great Gatsby, etc)
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Sunday, February 5

  1. page Multimedia and digital storytelling edited ... LIttle Bird Tales - Digital Story Telling app with audio, excellent for younger students. Com…
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    LIttle Bird Tales - Digital Story Telling app with audio, excellent for younger students.
    Computer Resources
    Adobe Spark - "Create impactful social graphics, web stories and animated videos with Spark’s free graphic design app."
    StoryBoard That - Fun, storyboard creation site. Add scenes, props, characters with facial expressions and poses. Plan and organize your writing with this interactive graphic organizer. Teacher Guides and Resources here.
    Voice Thread- capture audio for online digital storytelling.This is a great tool for reaching the needs of all the learners in our classrooms, for all content areas from K-12. The pro version is free to K-12 educators. Make sure you watch the excellent tutorials
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