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I.C.E. — Introduce, Cite, Explain. An acronym for teaching your students how to properly incorporate citations into their writing. Perfect for English teachers at the middle school or high school level. Print out the poster and hang it up in your room!
If Shakespeare Could Tweet: Transforming Literature with iOS by Lawrence Reiff on iBooks
Apple Distinguished Educator Lawrence Reiff modernizes Shakespeare in the high-school classroom with âIf Shakespeare Could Tweet.â His lesson helps students understand point of view using apps like iAnnotate and Notability to manipulate original text. Imagine students reducing Hamletâs âTo be, or not to beâ¦â soliloquy to a 140-character tweet! They then move on to using iMovie to create a film, complete with voiceover soundtrack âor they can create a graphic novel using…