Browsing Posts tagged writing

RadioLovers has archived old radio shows from the pre-television days. Bob Hope, Groucho Marx, and Laurel and Hardy are just a few among the classic voices kept alive at this site, which features free downloads of the files in MP3 format.

These comic-creating sites are easy to use, require no registration, and will have students crafting visual stories in no time.

The National Writing Project has launched Digital Is, a project that showcases teacher reflections on how technology is changing teaching practice.

Projects by Jen is a resource for preschool through 6th grade teachers to engage in inquiry projects with other classrooms.

The CanTeach writing prompt website is an online list of possible writing prompts. Though they’re simple, the prompts are open-ended and built around inquiry.

AlternativeTo collects resources and recommendations for free and open source alternatives to mainstream (and often costly) software/online tools.

With the aim of “collecting a cross-section of everyday writing,” the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) is hosting the second annual National Day on Writing on October 20.

Juxio is a platform for gathering images and writing together in a nicely designed format, which can then be shared easily with other websites or networks. The finished product looks like a web 2.0 postcard, with a images and text laid out in a style that you choose.

Vintage Technology is a site that seeks to showcase the evolution of devices in our lives through the archiving of old advertisements from the 1950s.

A project known as “One Day on Earth” seeks to document the ways in which people live and work and play on the day our calendar points to the 10th day of the 10th month of the 10th year in the millennium. Almost 450,000 students at more than 500 locations around the globe have signed up to participate