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Writing a Crime Scene Investigation

Writing a Crime Scene Investigation | Teaching Digital Writing | Scoop.it

"There are two ways to get good at something. You can study it and do it, or you can do it and do it. What am I talking about? In this ‘case’, learning how to create a piece of crime fiction (a crime scene investigation) by exploring crime scenes. Virtually, that is"...

 

 


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Ten Ideas That Get Kids Writing - National Writing Project

"All teachers confront the challenge of motivating their students to want to write. While the NWP does not believe there is any single "correct" way to teach writing, here are 10 ideas that NWP teachers have found successful."

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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 Digital Writing | 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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Troy Hicks - The Digital Writing Workshop

Troy Hicks, author of the Digital Writing Workshop (Heinemann, 2009), offers an overview of the five principles guiding writing instruction in the 21st centu...
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Technology Tidbits: Thoughts of a Cyber Hero: Top 10 Sites for Creating Digital Comics

Technology Tidbits: Top 10 Sites for Creating Digital #Comics http://t.co/ROyRQX7L #pepous #literacy #technology...
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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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Teaching Writing in the Disciplines

Teaching Writing in the Disciplines | Teaching Digital Writing | Scoop.it
Megan Fulwiler, Associate
Professor of English, discussed the history and Theory of Writing in the
disciplines. In the 1980s the Writing Across the Curriculum Movement (WAC)
began as a way to ge...
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Common Core & Writing – Let's Write

Common Core & Writing – Let's Write | Teaching Digital Writing | Scoop.it

In the Fall of 2011, Bud Hunt facilitated a P2PU School of Ed course exploring the new Common Core Standards in Writing. He created an annotatible version of the CCSS that address writing as a way to begin to "internalize & critically consider the text of the writing standards." This is well worth spending some time exploring. ~klbz

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Are We Teaching Digital Writing?

I posed this question and got some wonderful responses and insights.
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Digital Writing: Diggin' Through the Digital Dirt

Digital Writing: Diggin' Through the Digital Dirt | Teaching Digital Writing | Scoop.it

ELA teachers Marsha Boyd & Maya Woodall created this wiki to help "teachers of all grade levels find meaningful & authentic ways to integrate technology into instruction...."

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With New Google Docs Presentations, Why Use PowerPoint?

With New Google Docs Presentations, Why Use PowerPoint? | Teaching Digital Writing | Scoop.it
Google Docs takes another bite out of expensive Microsoft Office software today with a complete do-over of Presentations. Google Docs slideshows can now be edited live and simultaneously with a team.
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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 Digital Writing | 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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How Are You Celebrating National Day on Writing? - Teaching Now - Education Week Teacher

Education Week Teacher's take on the latest news, ideas, and resources for teacher leaders.
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