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Digital Storytelling: Extending the Potential for Struggling Writers

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Standards: Writing
While some young writers may struggle with traditional literacy, tapping into new literacies like digital storytelling may boost motivation and scaffold understanding of traditional literacies. Three...

Quick View: Blogs and Wikis

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Standards: Language • Writing
Writing online, through blogs, wikis, or discussion forums, can boost student motivation for writing and help students learn to adapt writing for different audiences, tasks, purposes, and disciplines...

Quick View: Using Texting in Your Instruction

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Standards: Language
It may seem counterintuitive, but texting and “text speak” can be used as a fun way to help students build foundational reading skills such as word recognition and phonological awareness. You can...

Strategies for Composition and Self-Regulation in the Writing Process

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Standards: Writing
In this article, the authors discuss the importance of self-regulation in the writing process. The authors highlight the need to be goal-oriented, resourceful, and reflective when approaching...

Tech Research Brief: Using Texting to Promote Learning and Literacy

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Standards: Writing
Texting and “text speak” can be used to help build reading skills such as word recognition and phonological awareness. You can also use texting to generate discussions of formal and informal...

Writing for the Web: Blogs and Wikis to Support Literacy

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Standards: Writing
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....