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Freehold Friday: There be Dragons here...

This is going to be a short one, muchachos–there’s been an awful lot going on here at the Freehold.  Getting some all of our windows replaced and finished to match the rest of the house is a noisy, messy (need I say expensive?) affair.  272 more words

Freehold Friday

Stop typing & start dictating docs in Word

Maybe you broke your finger or you suffer from a repetitive strain injury that makes typing impossible. Or perhaps you simply want to get work done while running on a treadmill. 45 more words
Tools & Equip.

Spelling/Dictation Wordlist Quizzes

I have been skeptical about simply testing students using word lists and dictating words one-by-one for students to write down.  Automatically, I assume that this will bring about all the negatives and boredom of rote learning and strict memorization without any context of seeing these words in fuller sentences, paragraphs, and readings.  460 more words

Learning English

Read and Write for Google - Boosting Accessibility for Students in the Google Environment

Do you want to increase supports for struggling readers, struggling writers, students with learning disabilities and English language Learners in the Google Environment?  Check out Read & Write for Google. 264 more words

Assistive Technology

Dictation: the Complement of Narration, by Briana Elizabeth

Did you read Genevieve’s amazing post on narration? If you didn’t, quick, go read it now.

When I started homeschooling, I had no idea what narration or dictation were. 619 more words


Anagram spelling dictation

Quite a nice vocabulary revision activity, this is something I tried with an intermediate kids class the other day.

Kids in particular, often persist in using L1 pronunciation to spell words in English and this is quite a good way of reorienting them towards English alphabet norms, as well as being a focusing task, helping build bottom up listening skills and reviewing vocabulary items. 198 more words

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