Tag Archives: Content

Tools for Teaching Content Literacy

Reading and writing across content areas is emphasized in the standards and on high-stakes tests at the state and national level. As educators seek to incorporate content-area literacy into their teaching, they confront a maze of theories, instructional strategies, and acronyms like REAP and RAFT. Teachers who do work their way through the myriad content […]

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Sheltered Content Instruction: Teaching English Learners with Diverse Abilities (5th Edition)

Note: This is the bound book only and does not include access to the Enhanced Pearson eText. To order the Enhanced Pearson eText packaged with a bound book, use ISBN 0133831612.    A popular text by renowned authors Jana Echevarria and Anne Graves, Sheltered Content Instruction: Teaching English Learners with Diverse Abilities , 5/e presents a […]

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Teaching through Text: Reading and Writing in the Content Areas (2nd Edition)

Pre-service and in-service middle and secondary school teachers get a core set of instructional techniques in this evidence-based, practical resource designed to help them incorporate reading-related approaches into their classroom. The approaches are easy to follow, practical, effective, feature a strong empirical base and reflect the latest thinking in the field. Get More Information On […]

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A Handy Chart Featuring Google and Apple's Best Content in 2016

December 18, 2016Each year Google and Apple release lists of the best and most popular content in their stores. The lists cover things such as apps, games, songs, TV shows, podcasts, books, and movies. We have already highlighted some of this content in separate posts in the last few days. Today, however, we created this […]

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5 Good iPad Apps That Provide Kids-Specific Educational Video Content

Below is a collection of some very good iPad apps you can use with your kids to search for, access and watch educational video content designed specifically for younger audience. While of some of these apps provide video content from different video platforms and TV shows,  others are YouTube-specific and feature content curated from YouTube […]

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4 Great Google Drive Tools to Create Stunning Visual Content to Use in Class

Adding some variety to your teaching content can positively impact students learning and comprehension. Web 2.0 technologies empower teachers with various educational tools and apps to create engaging content. In today’s post, we are sharing with you some examples of applications to utilize with your Google Drive to design beautiful visual content to incorporate in […]

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4 Handy Google Drive Tools to Create Educational Visual Content

May 9, 2016Adding some variety to your teaching content can positively impact students learning and comprehension. Web 2.0 technologies empower teachers with various educational tools and apps to create engaging content. In today’s post, we are sharing with you some examples of applications to utilize with your Google Drive to design beautiful visual content to […]

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5 Good Places to Find Educational Video Content for Your Class

October 6, 2015Looking for educational video content on the web becomes almost synonymous with searching popular video platforms such as YouTube, Vimeo and to a certain extent TED. Important as these sites are but they are not the sole places where you can access school friendly video content. There are in fact some other powerful […]

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Some Great Tools for Transcribing Audio and Videon Content

May 27, 2015 Transcription softwares can be costly and hard to operate. This is particularly the case with those pro tools employed to transcribe lengthy audio and video recordings. Researchers use them to transcribe their data into textual input for analytical purposes. Examples of such tools are provided in at the end of this post. […]

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Two Simple Ways to Create A Table of Content in Google Docs

April, 2015 There are actually two ways to add a table of contents to a document in Google Docs. Both of these ways require that you create headings and subheadings in your document. The first way is through using Google Docs’ built-in feature which can be accessed by clicking on “insert” button then select “table […]

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4 Great YouTube Channels That Provide Intelligent Content for Students

<a April 5, 2015 For today’s blog post, we have actually curated for you 4 appealing YouTube stations to advise to your students.These preferred instructional stations include enlightening video clips optimal for incorporation in class guideline. Pupils could utilize them individually to broaden their expertise and also press the limitations of their intellectual interest. In […]

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