Do you love the content in your Twitter feed, but don’t care for the aesthetics of reading a twitter feed? Or maybe your Twitter feed is so busy that you have a hard time keeping up with all of the great content. Paper.li can help. Paper.li creates an aesthetically pleasing digital newspaper that pulls from […]
Twurdy (a mash-up of “too wordy”) is a user-friendly search engine that color-codes search results according to their reading levels.
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.
Surfboard is a new site that allows you to convert a standard website into a magazine-like flipboard format.
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.
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.
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.
Google’s advanced search function lets you filter search results by reading level.
Teachers and librarians can get a free copy of With a Little Help, a new collection of short stories from science-fiction author Cory Doctorow.