Students can create and share video-based book reports—and deepen their reading habits. Source: Using Technology to Inspire Independent Readers | Edutopia
November 2016 archive
“English language arts teacher Dawn Klein teamed up with Jennifer Lovett, a Williamstown-based conservation biologist, artist, author, and nature journalist, to show the students the value in being outdoors and taking in the details of the natural world through a process called nature journaling.” Source: A breath of fresh air for Hoosac Valley English class …
The growth in digital technologies and spread of storytelling have made audiobooks easier than ever to download and use with kids. Source: How Audiobooks Can Help Kids Who Struggle with Reading | MindShift | KQED News
http://digitalwritingworkshop.wikispaces.com/DWW+Resources This is an excellent resource for The Digital Writing Workshop, by Troy Hicks (Heinemann, 2009). You’ll find chapter resources and so much more! What will you learn next? How will you support your students’ writing development and digital literacy?