2015 HES BADGES WINNERS – Writing

Congratulations to the 2015 High Engagement Strategies Badge Winner – Writing: Mary Anne Clark.

2015 HES BADGES WINNERS – Writing

Congratulations to the 2015 High Engagement Strategies Badge Winners – Writing: Kate Wiant, Chris Parker, Dorian Johnson, Sarah Roche, Sharon Peters, Ibrahim Salih, Gladys Childs, Robert Thiebaud, DeeAnn Day, Kendra Irons, Kelly Anderson, Chris Ohan, Aileen Curtin, Michael Greer.

App of the week – WritePad

Writepad is an app for iOS and Android that allows you to take handwritten notes in your tablet, which are then recognized with a handwriting recognition software to typed letters. It also offers a spell checker and a shorthand feature that fills-in words that are often used. To download it for $4.99 for iOS click HERE. To download it for Android for $4.99 click HERE. To learn more about this app, watch the video below. If you have used this app in your life or in your classroom please let us know by commenting on this post! We would love to learn about your personal experiences and we would love to share them with other Texas […]

App of the Week – Wattpad

The app of the week is Wattpad. Wattpad is a free service that allows users to be part of a community where they can post poems, articles, stories while also commenting and joining community groups form the topics they are interested in. It is a great publishing tool for students as well as a way for them to read other students’ and other people’s written works. To download it for FREE for iOS click HERE. To download it for Android for FREE click HERE. To learn more about this app, watch the video below. If you have used this app in your life or in your classroom please let us know by commenting on this post! […]

App of the Week – Dragon Dictation

Dragon Dictation is a very easy to use free app for iPhones and iPads that uses voice recognition and allows you to turn what you speak into text. To download this application click here. This application is also available for desktop users, but it will cost you from $79.99- $179.99 bucks to get it. It is a great tool to save ideas about research projects, or just to write an email or tweet without having to actually type. This application is often used by professors in the medical humanities as well as by doctors when “writing” patient reports. However, it could be used for essay writing activities. For a quick […]

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