Teaching & Learning in the Digital Age
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An exploration of pitfalls & possibilities-- mostly possibilities
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The Future of Reading and Writing is Collaborative | Spotlight on Digital Media and Learning

The Future of Reading and Writing is Collaborative | Spotlight on Digital Media and Learning | Teaching & Learning in the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Spotlight covers the intersections of technology and education, going behind the research to show how digital media is used in and out of classrooms to expand learning.

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Reading, Writing, & Research in the Digital Age

At the School Library Journal Leadership Summit 2011, Pew Internet Director Lee Rainie looked at the “state of reading” in the digital age by going through...
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Clive Thompson on the New Literacy

Clive Thompson on the New Literacy | Teaching & Learning in the Digital Age | Scoop.it

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"I think we're in the midst of a literacy revolution the likes of which we haven't seen since Greek civilization," she says. For Lunsford, technology isn't killing our ability to write. It's reviving it—and pushing our literacy in bold new directions."

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English and ICT

English and ICT | Teaching & Learning in the Digital Age | Scoop.it

"The pervasive influence of new media and technological innovation are forcing us to re-examine fundamental assumptions about the nature and development of literacy, and the place and purpose of English as a subject in the school curriculum."

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Fox News HackJam - Digital Writing, Digital Teaching

Fox News HackJam - Digital Writing, Digital Teaching | Teaching & Learning in the Digital Age | Scoop.it

At the WIDE-EMU Un-Conference, Andrea Zellner introduced us to Hackasuarus and the idea that we can remix websites as a form of digital writing and expression.

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The Writing Assignment Framework and Overview - National Writing Project

Summary: Developing creative and rigorous writing assignments can be challenging. To support teachers in planning and reflecting on writing assignments in all content areas, a group of teacher-consultants and Writing Project site directors collaborated to create this new framework for writing assignments.

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Teaching the New Writing: Technology, Change, and Assessment in the 21st-Century Classroom (Language & Literacy Series) (Language and Literacy Series)

Teaching the New Writing: Technology, Change, and Assessment in the 21st-Century Classroom (Language & Literacy Series) (Language and Literacy Series) | Teaching & Learning in the Digital Age | Scoop.it

"Teaching the New Writing (TNW) is collection of practical how-to essays from 16 teacher authors who have attempted to tackle the emerging challenge of teaching writing in the digital age. This 'intersection of technology and writing' is proving to be a challenging task for educators across the country." from an Amazon review by Troy Wilson.

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Technology and Teaching

By Steven J. Corbett
"Is it a given that technology enhances the acts of writing, as it does the arts and sciences of film-making, design, engineering, data collection and analyses, and so fort..."

 

Interesting & in-depth thoughts about teaching writing with technology

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