App of the Day: Turnitin - Tech Learning

Multi-Purpose Tool Supports Writing Instruction

It's almost a necessity for the teaching of writing in today's digital world.
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App of the Day picks are selected from the top edtech tools reviewed by Common Sense Education, which helps educators find the best ed-tech tools, learn best practices for teaching with tech, and equip students with the skills they need to use technology safely and responsibly.

Turnitin

Encourage original work and give feedback with this valuable tool

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Pros: Between the accountability and valuable feedback, it offers students and teachers a positive way to get real about improving writing skills.

Cons: Only schoolwide accounts are available, so individual teachers can't subscribe on their own; overall design could be improved a bit.

Bottom Line: Beyond the convenience factor, it's almost a necessity for the teaching of writing in today's digital world.

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