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Read Across America goes high tech March 2nd

February 25, 2011

March 2 is Read Across America day, as well as Dr. Seuss’ birthday. While that doesn’t necessarily evoke a day filled with technology-enriched activities, it has become so thanks to the availability of web conferencing, social media, and even blogs.

Ride the Web with Surfboard

February 23, 2011

Surfboard is a new site that allows you to convert a standard website into a magazine-like flipboard format.

Idiom Dictionary shows students the ins and outs of idioms

February 16, 2011

The IdiomDictionary is an online source for learning about idioms. With a simple interface, the site gives you not only the definitions, but also some historical background on the phrases and examples in a sentence.

Create 3-D pop-up books at ZooBurst

February 4, 2011

ZooBurst lets you build virtual pop-up books online. Through a simple WYSIWYG interface, you can upload images and enter text to tell a story.

Create a cloze reading activity with the Cloze Test Generator

January 7, 2011

Cloze reading activities are pretty common in many classrooms as a way for teachers to gauge fluency and comprehension in reading. The Cloze Test Generator is an easy-to-use, free cloze reading generator with just a few bells and whistles to make things interesting.