Writing for the Web: Blogs and Wikis to Support Literacy

Author: 
Center for Technology Implementation
Year: 
2010

Writing online, through blogs, wikis, or discussion forums, can boost student motivation for writing, and help them learn to adapt writing for different audiences, tasks, purposes, and disciplines. How is writing a well-researched page for Wikipedia different from writing a personal blog? These writing skills, and learning to use media in a variety of situations, are critical parts of helping your students meet the CCSS College and Career Readiness Standards for Writing and Speaking and Listening.

Type: 
Article
Common Core State Standards: 
Writing
Instructional Strategies: 
Prewriting
Drafting
Reviewing
Supporting Struggling Students: 
Universal Design for Learning
Differentiation
Personalization

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