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Your Next Read – Webs of Book Recommendations

Your Next Read is a site that provides you with a web of book recommendations based on the authors and books you already like. Here’s how it works; type in the title of a book you like or author you like and Your Next Read&n...

Best of the Web Summer 2018

This morning I had the privilege to visit the Lewis County C1 School District in Missouri. One of the presentations that I gave there was the latest version of my popular Best of the Web presentation. The presentation is broken into four se...

Writer’s Digest Selected as Two-Time Finalist in the 2018 Eddie and Ozzie Awards

If you haven’t heard of the Folio: Eddie and Ozzie Awards, they’re basically the Oscars of the magazine, blogging, newswriting and design worlds. The Awards recognize excellence in editorial and design across 200 categories. This year, ...

Book Giveaway: Enter to Win a Copy of Welcome to the Writer’s Life + a Virtual Coaching Session

Special Advertising Notice: The following book giveaway is sponsored by Writer’s Digest’s trusted partner, Sasquatch Books. Always wanted to be a writer, or looking to turn your words into viable income? Welcome to the Writer’s Life...

Spent

Writing Prompt: Spent He wasn’t supposed to know about that $20,000 at all, yet somehow he got his hands on it—and spent all of it in less than an hour. What the **** are we going to do now? Write a scene or story based on the prompt ab...

The Three Types of Book Cover Design Every Author Should Know

by Yvonne S at Reedsy One of the great pleasures of browsing bookstores involves admiring the artwork — the cover designs on display, to be more specific. In the current era, the publishing industry is producing beautiful covers as diver...

An Animated Shark Tracking Map – How Far Do Sharks Roam?

Years ago I included a shark tracking Google Earth layer in my workshop about Google Earth. It provided a good example of how Google Earth can be used in science classes. Unfortunately, I haven’t been able to find that file for a coup...

How to Manage Installed Chrome Extensions

During a workshop that I was leading this week someone asked me how she could remove some of the extension icons that were displayed in her Chrome browser. The simple solution is to right-click on the extension icon and then choose the opti...

Google Classroom, Jeopardy, and Scratch – The Week in Review

Good evening from Paris Hill, Maine where I’m home after a week on the road in which I facilitated professional development for teachers in Kansas and Illinois. Next week I’ll be in Missouri. If you would like to have me visit y...

SeeSaw’s Android App Has New Features for Students and Teachers

SeeSaw is one of my favorite tools for creating and maintaining digital portfolios. In fact, I featured it in a workshop that I facilitated yesterday. This week SeeSaw added some new options to their free Android app. Students can now use t...

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