November 6, 2013

Have you seen these sites? Reading and Writing Sites You Need to Bookmark Today!

Here are a collection of some great 21st century learning resources for Reading and Writing. Some are for students, others are for teachers. Either way, check them out today!

PBS Kids-
Storyline Online-
Oxford Owls-
Books Should Be Free
Tween Tribune-
National Geographic Kids-
Time For Kids-
Picture Book Month-

21st Century Learning Resources

A Year of Reading

Fed Up With Lunch


Watch, Read, Connect (John Schumacher)

Kevin’s Meandering Mind

Two Writing Teachers

Nerdy Book Club

Read, Write, Reflect

Goodreads- Meet your next favorite book

Facebook BookLove Book Talk
An online book group designed to discuss and share ideas around Penny Kittle's new book BOOK LOVE: Developing Depth, Stamina and Passion in Adolescent Readers.

Facebook Centurions Book Group
A group of readers who have set a goal to read 112 or more books during the year, 2012. Members will be posting month by month their titles, highlighting at least one pick to total twelve favorites for 2012. All genres accepted from picture books to poetry anthologies to professional texts. If you are primary, then your picture book recommendations are certainly appreciated.

Shelfari is a community-powered encyclopedia for book lovers.
Create a virtual bookshelf, discover new books, connect with friends and learn more about your favorite books – all for free.

VoiceThread is a cloud application, so there is no software to install. The only system requirement is an up-to-date version of Adobe Flash. VoiceThread will work in any modern web browser and on almost any internet connection.
Upload, share and discuss documents, presentations, images, audio files and videos. Over 50 different types of media can be used in a VoiceThread.
Comment on VoiceThread slides using one of five powerful commenting options: microphone, webcam, text, phone, and audio-file upload.
Keep a VoiceThread private, share it with specific people, or open it up to the entire world. Learn more about sharing VoiceThreads.
A cool new reading community for kids. Fun for kids, valuable for parents and teachers.

Apps and Sites for Reading and Writing


Percy Jackson Google Map

The Exquisite Corpse

Book Trailers