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TeacherTube

Continuing this month's Reading Rockets theme of reading and writing in the digital world, I thought I'd highlight TeacherTube. If you haven't seen it yet, it's YouTube for teachers. There are thousands of videos there, created by and for teachers. It also includes student projects and videos teachers could use for teaching. Viewers can see what's being viewed right now, comment on videos and vote for ones you think should be featured.

Reading wiki: free-reading.net

A "wiki" is a website or other online resource which allows users to add and edit content collectively. By now, most of us are familiar with Wikipedia, the online encyclopedia. But there are other wikis too.

Blogroll fun

Have you seen the new Reading Rockets blogroll? It lists just a few of the zillions of blogs out there related to teaching, education, and reading. Here are just a few of the highlights:

A new resource from PBS Teachers

PBS Teachers just launched a redesigned site, and part of it is a blog called Media Fusion, which will be a monthly post "about using multimedia resources to address common instructional challenges."

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"The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more you learn, the more places you'll go." — Dr. Seuss