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Professional Resources on Written Expression and Spelling

Technology Tools to Support Writing

  • Click-N-Type - Download free on-screen keyboard (PC only) with accompanying word prediction to save keystrokes and support spelling.
  • CogDogRoo - 50+ web tools you can use to create your own web-based story.
  • iLighter - A user friendly, intuitive data gathering and retrieval tool. i-Lighter is the yellow highlighter for the web. Free download for PC.
  • My StudyBar - Download a collection of open source and freeware applications to support learners with literacy difficulties. PC only.

Online Resources to Support Writing

  • Grammar support video tutorials - Grammar Handbook
  • Great Source iwrite - Find ideas for writing, practice the writing process, and learn the grammar tips and tricks. Grammar Handbook provides animated tutorials.
  • Our Story - Make a timeline about anything, collaborate with others. Capture your stories, save them permanently. Use for personal stories or as a study tool for literature, history. Requires account (free), can be marked private.
  • PaperRater - Free online proofreading. No download necessary.
  • ReadWriteThink Printing Press - Create your own brochure, newspaper, booklet, or flyer using these online templates.
  • Spelling City - An online spelling program that makes practicing spelling fun. Over 37,000 spelling words and eight spelling games! A REAL person who says each word and sentence. Thousands of free spelling lists. Or save your own!

Bibliography creators
  • BibMe - fully automatic bibliography maker that auto-fills. It's the easiest way to build a works cited page. Free online resource.
  • Citation Machine - Citation Machine is an interactive web tool designed to assist researchers in their effort to respect other people's intellectual properties.
  • KnightCite Citation Service - free online bibliography maker, includes digital resources.