8 Apps & Web Browser Tools from ReadWriteThink

The folks at ReadWriteThink and the International Literacy Association have developed terrific digital resources for students and teachers. They have a handful of mobile apps and web browser based tools for English Language Arts classrooms. You’ll definitely find ways to incorporate these creations into your everyday lessons! Timeline: This creation tool lets users put events […]

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9 Mobile Apps for Poetry Month

Here’s a preview of my new post for Edutopia – click on the link below to read more! With Poetry Month right around the corner, optimize the mobile tablets that are already in the hands of your students by giving them the chance to interact with poetry. Whether they become content consumers by reading their […]

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Haiku Creation on iPads and Android Devices

Learning how to write a haiku poem can be challenging for students young and old.  Poets have to follow a set of rules in order to get it just right.  There is a terrific free app that makes it easy for students to compose their very own haiku poem. Use this interactive app with students […]

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Learn and Write Diamante Poems with a Free App

If you’re looking to motivate student poets in grades K through 12 you’ll want to check out Diamante Poem in the Apple App Store or Google Play Store.  This interactive app can help students understand how to create this special type of poem.  ReadWriteThink offers a variety of lesson plans for teachers to use with […]

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Theme Poems on Your Tablet: Create & Share

Theme Poems is another terrific app available for iPads and Android tablets from the International Reading Association.  Elementary school students can choose from a variety of themes and create a poem that takes a shape related to a specific topic. It’s a great tool to use in small groups or stations when exploring poetry with […]

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