Ted Ed writing lessons to share with students

From Educational Technology and Mobile Learning
URL: http://www.educatorstechnology.com/2015/07/Teded-lessons-on-writing-to-share-with-students.html

This week’s Ted Ed list of talks we curated for you revolves around the theme: writer’s workshop. This is basically a playlist prepared by Ted Ed Channel on YouTube featuring 16 Ted Ed video lessons from which we selected the ones below. The talks are particularly ideal for classroom inclusion. You can use them with your students to teach them about some of the mechanics of writing and raise their consciousness to the important elements that make a good piece of writing.

1- Three anti-social skills to improve your writing – Nadia Kalman

2- The power of simple words – Terin Izil

3- The power of a great introduction – Carolyn Mohr

4- Beware of nominalizations (AKA zombie nouns) – Helen Sword

5- How to build a fictional world – Kate Messner

6- Grammar’s great divide: The Oxford comma – TED-Ed

7- In on a secret? That’s dramatic irony – Christopher Warner

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