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Google Add-Ons and Writing

With Common Core, writing is more critical than ever and we are all teachers of writing! We are also in luck, there are great Google tools being developed to help us through the writing, revision, and editing processes. One such Add-On is called SAS Writing Reviser. 


SAS Writing Reviser

What this tool allows my students and I to do is check our writing for things like strong or weak verbs, repeated word usage, sentence variety, and much more. Signing up for an account is great because I can use my GAFE or other Google Account to sign up! Check out how and more on what SAS Writing Reviser has to offer in the video below. 



Revision Assistant

Revision Assistant is an add-on that allows you to add mark-ups to your or student writing in a easy and seamless manner. This tool would be great for marking up student work, or better yet, creating a peer revision feedback loop! You could have students add this add-on, share their writing with one another, then use Revision Assistant to mark-up each others writing! Check out the features of Revision Assistant below. 




I hope you found these Add-Ons to be an advantage to yourself and students. They will certainly move you up the SAMR ladder and Modify the way you do revising and editing in your classroom!

Please let me know how I can keep helping you #EdTech on! ~ Ryan 

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