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Review of Grammarly

Review of Grammarly

Introduction Grammarly helps students and writers expand their vocabulary and also assists in improving their writing. There are benefits for non-native English writers and ESL students (English as a Second Language) as well. Tertiary students and professional writers use Grammarly to advantage as it assists in spelling and proper use of grammar in English text. Grammarly’s products help …

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3 Ways to Increase Collaboration in Google Docs, Sheets and Drive

3 Ways to Increase Collaboration in Google Docs, Sheets and Drive

Reposted with permission from blog.texthelp.com If you are an educator (or student), chances are that you have to collaborate on tons of projects. Everything from serving on committees to working with co-teachers to modify assignments requires collaboration. While meeting in person is great, time rarely allows for this. And using desktop-based office suites to collaborate usually looks something …

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ReadWrite for iPad Keyboard

ReadWrite for iPad Keyboard

This video is one in a series of videos, available via Spectronics Online Premium, on iOS Keyboards for the iPad. The Read&Write for iPad is an alternative iOS keyboard, providing the following features: Text to speech Word prediction Spell checker Dictionary, with text to speech, and picture dictionary support The keyboard is very customisable allowing for modifications in …

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Finding LearningGrids resources – top tips

Finding LearningGrids resources – top tips

Reposted with permission from Crick Software UK Blog Using the search bar in LearningGrids is a fantastic way to find Clicker resources on particular topics. Did you know that it’s also a great way to locate activities that focus on a particular strand of literacy, writing genre or on developing a particular skill? The following search terms are …

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LearningGrids and new science curriculum requirements

LearningGrids and new science curriculum requirements

Reposted with permission from Crick Software UK Blog Looking for great resources to support your primary science curriculum (including the new 2014 National Curriculum requirements for science in England)? Make sure you check out the LearningGrids website for a host of brand new science resources to help support the teaching and learning in your classroom. Topics covered include …

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Latest Spectronics Online Video! Exploring the Clicker Apps Part 3: Clicker Docs

Latest Spectronics Online Video! Exploring the Clicker Apps Part 3: Clicker Docs

Check out the latest video JUST added to the Spectronics Online Resources! Exploring the Clicker Apps – Part 3: Clicker Docs is available now! Login to start watching straight away!

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Early Learners and Clicker Apps

Early Learners and Clicker Apps

Reposted with permission from Crick Software US Blog This fall we have been busy adding to our ever-expanding bank of LearningGrids resources for Clicker Apps. Many of the recent sets have been designed to support early learners, by providing access to curriculum content as well as developing their reading and writing skills. Clicker Books activities, such as Food …

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Last chance to upgrade to Clicker 6 literacy software

Last chance to upgrade to Clicker 6 literacy software

Are you still using Clicker 5? Upgrades to Clicker 6 are only available until December 2014. If you are a Clicker 5 user and have been thinking about upgrading to Clicker 6, time is fast running out. Clicker 6 is the child-friendly writing tool that enables students of ALL abilities to significantly develop their literacy skills. After December 2014, …

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Free “Intro to Google Apps for Education” Webinars Now Available

Free “Intro to Google Apps for Education” Webinars Now Available

Reposted with permission from blog.texthelp.com I continue to be amazed by the number of schools throughout North America that have “Gone Google.” This past week at the Annual Conference for Middle Level Education in Nashville, TN was no exception. Teachers from across the US stopped by to talk about their Google experience and to learn more about what …

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Clicker MFL and new National Curriculum requirements

Clicker MFL and new National Curriculum requirements

Reposted with permission from Crick Software UK Blog We have been asked recently by a number of schools if our ‘Powered by Clicker’ MFL resources – Clicker French and Clicker Spanish – meet the new National Curriculum in England requirements for Languages. The answer is – absolutely! In fact, these are excellent primary language resources, whatever curriculum or …

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