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An overview of the Teaching and Learning Strategies 2009 and 2010.

A search engine that rates webpages in terms of readability

There is a new search engine named Twurdy www.twurdy.com . This is a play on the name "Too Wordy. " It works by checking out each search result and calculating a readability score for each one. It then color codes the results allowing uses to choose which sites to visit based on how hard or easy each one will be to read.
I chose to search worm and received sites color coded <8, 8-10, 10-15, 15-18, 18+ (Ruth)

R2L: Reading To Learn

Here are two handouts to help you plan a lesson using reading to learn in the paragraph by paragraph style rather than sentence by sentence planning.