Transforming Writing Instruction in the Digital Age
Techniques for Grades 5-12
Thomas DeVere Wolsey and Dana L. Grisham
Foreword by Bridget Dalton
A Paperback Originale-bookprint + e-book
A Paperback Originalorder
April 26, 2012
Size: 8" x 10½"
An innovative, practical guide for middle and high school teachers, this book is packed with specific ways that technology can help serve the goals of effective writing instruction. It provides ready-to-implement strategies for teaching students to compose and edit written work electronically; conduct Internet inquiry; create blogs, websites, and podcasts; and use text messaging and Twitter productively. The book is grounded in state-of-the-art research on the writing process and the role of writing in content-area learning. Teacher-friendly features include vivid classroom examples, differentiation tips, links to online resources, and reproducible worksheets and forms. The large-size format facilitates photocopying.
This title is part of the Teaching Practices That Work Series, edited by Diane Lapp and Douglas Fisher.