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Links You’ll Love – 11-2-12

We have many classes that are creating comics using the great application Comic Life. Kids love it, and comics (or “graphic novels”) can be a really wonderful way to turn nonreaders into readers, among other things. A really nice resource is The Digital Comic Museum. It’s full of public domain (which means free to download, use or remix) “Golden Age Comics.” Downloading is free, but you do need to register for an account.

Here’s a great short post about a low-tech tool we all love – the sticky note.

The Neiman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard’s website has a great article on using coverage of Hurricane Sandy to explore different elements of storytelling.

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Links You’ll Love – 10-26-12

Thinking about creating a classroom newspaper? Here’s a nice blog post about how a third grade teacher used Google Docs to facilitate it.

Ray is a collaborative effort between Qualcomm and Project Ray to create an Android App as part of a trial with Israel’s Central Library for the Blind, Visually Impaired and Handicapped. Read more here.

I’m a huge fan of Will Richardson. He’s written a thought-provoking post for the The New York Times on getting your students to think differently about learning. Would love to hear your responses!

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