Browsing Posts tagged reading

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.

Scholastic wants young readers to connect with each other based on their favorite books at their site, You Are What You Read.

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.