Blog about it! A great way to encourage writing is to blog! Start a family blog for free in WordPress in order to commemorate life and family experiences.
Facebook it! Try putting a great novel into FaceBook terms. Are they in a relationship? What would a character’s status be?
Twitter it! Follow educational and inspirational people to enrich your student’s curriculum!
Create a prezi. Create a beautiful presentation in lieu of a physical assignment. This would also make a great holiday card or a way to electronically share your summer vacation or a memory.
Get a Skype “pen” pal: Have your student speak and connect to family members all over the globe and work on spoken literacy skills. This is an amazing way to keep in touch, learn new languages and hone rhetoric.
There are a lot of free resources to supplement your curriculum on the web! Keep your eyes out and fingers on the keyboard.