[MOSAIC] students can publish their own books

judy fiene jfiene5 at gmail.com
Tue Sep 14 15:36:55 EDT 2010


Try this web site: www.studentwriterscircle.com
One of my graduate students used this site with her middle school students.
Judy

On Tue, Sep 14, 2010 at 10:37 AM, Mena <drmarinaccio at aol.com> wrote:

> Does anyone know of a website where students can create their own books, so
> students can publish their own stories?
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> Philomena Marinaccio-Eckel, Ph.D.
> Florida Atlantic University
> Dept. of Teaching and Learning
> College of Education
> 2912 College Ave. ES 214
> Davie, FL  33314
> Phone:  954-236-1070
> Fax:  954-236-1050
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Judy Shenker <jshenker at lcc.ca>
> To: Mosaic: A Reading Comprehension Strategies Email Group <
> mosaic at literacyworkshop.org>
> Sent: Sun, Sep 12, 2010 8:33 am
> Subject: Re: [MOSAIC] assessment and data
>
>
> To assess phonemic awareness I use the CTTOP's - Comprehensive Test of
> Phonological Processing.
> I am also looking for a good listening comprehension assessment - I have
> been
> using the listening subtest of the Durrell Test of Reading Difficulties but
> find
> results are heavily dependent on student background knowledge.
>
> Judy
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: mosaic-bounces+jshenker=lcc.ca at literacyworkshop.org on behalf of
> Hoffmann
> Dale Marie
> Sent: Sat 9/11/2010 7:10 PM
> To: Mosaic: A Reading Comprehension Strategies Email Group
> Subject: Re: [MOSAIC] assessment and data
>
> Do you have any assessments for phonemic awareness and listening
> comprehension that you could share?
> Thanks
> Dale Marie
> On Sep 11, 2010, at 1:48 PM, Conner-Righter, Mary wrote:
>
> > Our school district implemented district assessments in grades K -
> > 3rd about
> > 8 years ago that were created by a team of Title I teachers. Over
> > the years
> > these teacher-created assessments have changed to meet standards.
> > We now
> > have our own district assessments for the following areas: phonemic
> > awarenesss, listening comprehension, reading comprehension (F and NF),
> > writing to a prompt, accuracy and fluency, science, social studies,
> > and
> > math.  The language arts/reading assessments are given 3 times a
> > year.  The
> > content area ones are given at the beginning and end of the year.
> > Years ago
> > when we first started these assessments, the Title I teachers spent
> > hours
> > inputing student scores into a Microsoft Word table. Several years
> > ago we
> > adopted the 4 Sight assessments in reading and math for 3rd - 12th
> > grades. Success for All maintains a database for these
> > assessments.   We
> > also adopted DIBELS for K through 2nd. Data collected by the U of
> > Oregon's
> > system. This is administered by the Title I teachers three times/
> > year with
> > progress monitoring ongoing.  We are hoping to implement our own
> > database
> > this year which will organize all the data from the different
> > assessments we
> > give.
> >
> > Mary
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Judy

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