ALEX Learning Assets
Title: Blogging About Heroes
Digital Tool: Kid Blog
Digital Tool Description: Kidblog provides teachers with the tools to help students safely navigate the digital – and increasingly social – online landscape. Kidblog allows students to exercise digital citizenship within a secure, private classroom blogging space.
Title: The Importance of Word Choice in Writing
Digital Tool: The Power of Simple Words
Digital Tool Description: This is a 2-minute video resource that clearly illustrates the importance of word choice in writing. The main idea is that clear, concise, and simple language can be more powerful than complicated, flowery language when communicating through writing.