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Inspiration Publishes “Kidspiration in the Classroom: Writing Essentials”

Posted Sep 17, 2008
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Inspiration Software has launched "Kidspiration in the  Classroom: Writing Essentials,"  the most recent addition to the company’s series of lesson plan books for using the visual learning tools in Kidspiration 3 to help  students in grades K-5 build thinking skills. This book joins  the previously published "Kidspiration in the Classroom: Math Made Visual" and "Kidspiration  in the Classroom: Reading Essentials."


Kidspiration 3 supports students in  kindergarten through fifth grade as they build conceptual  understanding in math, strengthen reading and writing skills and  develop thinking skills across the curriculum. For a limited time,  schools that purchase a Kidspiration computer-license lab pack will  receive the complimentary Lesson Plans and Training Tutorials Bonus  Pack. This special offer, available through Nov. 26, includes  schoolwide licenses for all three "Kidspiration in the Classroom"  lesson plan books and up to a six-month subscription to Atomic  Learning’s more than 110 Kidspiration training videos with the  purchase of a five-, 10- or 20-computer license for the visual  learning software.


"Kidspiration in the Classroom: Writing Essentials" is designed to  teach students the complete writing process and includes standards-aligned chapters and lessons on prewriting, drafting and revising,  editing and publishing, in addition to forms of writing. Lesson  topics include: planning for writing, revising drafts, exploring  different genres of writing and developing catchy titles. The book  also includes references to suggested reading materials and other  resources for teaching students the nuances of quality writing.


Single copies of Inspiration’s lesson plan books are $29.95.  Volume licenses for individual schools, available in electronic format, are $199. Sample pages from the books can  be downloaded at


Source: Inspiration Software, Inc.,

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