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Tech Tool 2.5 Web Resources For Creativity By: Taylor Aschenbrenner
http://bridgecontest.usma.edu Online design competition Competition for middle and high school students The students are to try to create the least expensive bridge that will pass a simulated load test. The students can test the viability of their creative designs on the computer. West Point Bridge Design Contest
www.stonesoup.com/listen Middle and high school students present their recorded short stories aloud online. Provides a dramatic publishing venue for young writers. Great for students to see other students work. Magazines are great resources for the classroom for students to see other students work. Our Authors-Live!
http://teacher.scholastic.com/writewit/poetry/jack_hom e.htm Online writing workshop for young poets. Audio clips of the poet reading some of his poems in engaging ways. Helpful tips to help students through the writing process of poems. Students can publish their poem on this website. Poetry Writing with Jack Prelutsky
http://digitalstorytelling.coe.uh.edu Website is a form of combining the art of storytelling with the multimedia tools of graphics, audio, video animation, and Web publishing's. Can watch examples of different categories- can watch on different electronic devices. Can make your own story-gives helpful hints and strategies to make your own story with multimedia tools. Educational Uses of Digital Storytelling
www.loc.gov/poetry/180 Poems for everyday of the school year 180 poems for high school students. Good for an every day school routine Reason for website: “Poetry can and should be an important part of our daily lives. Poems can inspire and make us think about what it means to be a member of the human race. By just spending a few minutes reading a poem each day, new worlds can be revealed.”-can encourage students to become readers or be better readers. Poetry 180
http://www.barbican.org.uk/canihaveaword/ Invites exploration of four topics: the human body, changing voices, the elements, and the odyssey. Through videos, words related to the topic appear. Good for visual use. Students experience the topic dramatically before writing about it in creative assignments and activities. Can I Have A Word?