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7 Ways Imagine Easy Scholar Supports The Writing Process

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Want to know how to use Imagine Easy Scholar in your classroom to help support the writing process for your students? Here are 7 ways to use it to impact digital literacy, close reading skills and more!

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7 Ways Imagine Easy Scholar Supports The Writing Process

  1. 1. IMAGINE EASY SUPPORTS THE WRITING PROCESS 7 WAYS SCHOLAR
  2. 2. 1 DIGITAL LITERACY
  3. 3. Students interact with digital content in assignments, including videos and hyperlinks. DIGITAL LITERACY1
  4. 4. DIGITAL LITERACY1 Students use digital tools to interact with and evaluate authentic texts.
  5. 5. 2 PROJECT MANAGEMENT
  6. 6. PROJECT MANAGEMENT2 Scholar can be accessed from anywhere. Students use a simple code to join assignments. Scholar can be used across disciplines. Students have their research and writing assignments for all classes in one place. Students can create their own projects at any time.
  7. 7. 3 CLOSE READING
  8. 8. Students practice close reading with Scholar’s annotation tool and digital notebook. CLOSE READING3
  9. 9. CLOSE READING3 With the annotation tool, students can highlight relevant information and main ideas as they go through the text. Notecards encourage students to pull specific details from texts by quoting or paraphrasing. Students are prompted to make connections to background knowledge and think critically about texts on the “My idea” section of notecards. Students can focus on finding specific types of information by highlighting with different colors.
  10. 10. Students can create annotations by: CLOSE READING3 ● highlighting text ● creating notecards ● color-coding information ● adding personal ideas and paraphrases ● keeping track of sources.
  11. 11. CLOSE READING3 The annotation tool enables students to connect what they find in the text to their thoughts and become active readers.
  12. 12. 4 ORGANIZING INFORMATION
  13. 13. Students can create notecards while they research and connect cards directly to the original sources. ORGANIZING INFORMATION4
  14. 14. ORGANIZING INFORMATION4 Notecards can be organized into groups, helping students to develop ideas and see where more evidence or support is needed. Students can see all of their notecards in one place, making it easy to see connections across texts. Notecards can be arranged in an outline to help students plan their writing.
  15. 15. 5 OUTLINING
  16. 16. Using Scholar’s dynamic notebook space, students can drag and drop their notecards into an outline, helping them identify structural weakness in their research or writing. OUTLINING5
  17. 17. OUTLINING5 Students can import their outline through Scholar’s Google Doc Add-on to help them begin writing. Students have all of their evidence on hand to support their writing.
  18. 18. 6 ETHICAL WRITING
  19. 19. Everything that you love about EasyBib.com is in Scholar. Students can connect sources to a notecard, lessening accidental plagiarism and encouraging ethical writing. ETHICAL WRITING6
  20. 20. ETHICAL WRITING6 As always, students can cite 59 source types in multiple citation styles. Notecards encourage students to paraphrase, putting new information in their own words.
  21. 21. 7 GOOGLE APPS FOR EDUCATION
  22. 22. With our Google Apps for Education partnership, the research and writing process is simple: Everything a student needs is in one place. GOOGLE APPS FOR EDUCATION7
  23. 23. GOOGLE APPS FOR EDUCATION7 Google single sign-on: Students and teachers can log into Scholar with their Google email. With the Google Docs Add-on, students can quickly access and import their notes, outline, and bibliography within a Google Doc. Students can export their bibliography to a Google Doc from the Scholar dashboard. Students annotate digital texts using the Scholar Google Chrome Extension.
  24. 24. LIKE WHAT YOU SEE? START USING SCHOLAR TODAY: Visit: www.iescholar.com to learn more. WANT SCHOLAR IN YOUR SCHOOL? Email Katherine@imagineeasy.com to set up your free trial.
  25. 25. EVERY STUDENT CAN BE A SCHOLAR GET STARTED AT IESCHOLAR.COM

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