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Digital Storytelling: Extending the Potential for Struggling Writers

Article
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: Teaching Students to Make Presentations

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Standards: Speaking and Listening
Classroom presentations encourage purposeful speaking and engaged listening. When students give a presentation, they not only demonstrate content knowledge but also exercise skills in writing with...

Strategies for Composition and Self-Regulation in the Writing Process

Article
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...

Teacher Playlist: Using Tech to Help Your Students Make Effective Presentation

Tools and Templates
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Standards: Writing • Speaking and Listening
Developing an effective presentation for a specific audience requires students to read, write, speak, and listen. Regardless of the format (e.g., spoken, written, multimedia), prior to making a...

Technology Tools to Support Writing

Bibliography
The PowerUp WHAT WORKS Team at the Center for Technology Implementation has conducted extensive reviews of the literature on the use of technology tools to support writing. View our bibliography for...

Writing for the Web: Blogs and Wikis to Support Literacy

Article
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....

Writing to Learn

Article
Standards: Writing
In this Educational Leadership article, researcher/author Robert Marzano suggests a five-step process for using writing as a learning tool in content classrooms. “Although formulaic,” he says, “it...