Transforming writing instruction in the digital age : techniques for grades 5-12
- Thomas DeVere Wolsey, Dana L. Grisham.
- New York : The Guilford Press, c2012.
- Physical description
- xx, 236 p. : ill. ; 27 cm.
- Teaching practices that work.
Education Library (Cubberley)
LB1631.3 .W65 2012
- Unknown LB1631.3 .W65 2012
- Includes bibliographical references (p. 220-230) and index.
- Introduction. Hashtags by Technique. Part I: Getting Started with Tools and Teaching. Technique 1. Resources: Anytime, Anywhere. Technique 2. Management: Computers in the Classroom. Technique 3. Management: The Hardware. Technique 4. Direct Instruction. Technique 5. A Word about Differentiation. Part II: Writing and Thinking. Technique 6. Embracing Writing: Knowledge-Transforming Writing. Technique 7. Why Writing Is a Process, and How Technology Can Help. Technique 8. Working with Sources: Keeping Track of Learning, and Leaving a Path for Others to Follow. Technique 9. Working with Sources: Using Style Guides. Part III: Writing to Understand: It's All about the Discipline. Technique 10. Discussion and Writing. Technique 11. Writing Short Pieces. Technique 12. Short Writing: Electronic Journals. Technique 13. Blogs and Classroom Websites for Writing. Technique 14. Online Literature Discussion (Threaded Discussion). Technique 15. Vocabulary and Writing. Technique 16. Collaborative Writing. Technique 17. Are Those Kids Texting Again? Part IIII: Inquiry and Long Thinking Meet the Disciplines. Technique 18. FAQs about Writing in the Disciplines. Technique 19. It's All the Same, or Maybe Not? Technique 20. What Was That Essential Question Again? Technique 21. Learning Because I'm Writing: Logs and Journals. Technique 22. Writing Is (Hard) Cognitive Work: Bloom's Taxonomy Matters. Technique 23. Internet Inquiry. Technique 24. Prompts. Technique 25. Prewriting: Composing before Writing with Pen or Keyboard. Technique 26. Prewriting with Graphic Organizers. Technique 27. Feedback, Assessment, and Technology. Part IV: What about Literature and English Language Arts? Technique 28. Short Writing: Summaries in Response to Reading. Technique 29. The Zen of Writing about Literature. Technique 30. Persuasion: In This Essay, I'm Going to Convince You... Technique 31. Prompts for Writing: Language Arts. Part VI: Composing with Multimedia. Technique 32. Visualize It! Technique 33. Podcasting: It's Ear-resistible. Part VII. Wrapping It Up. Technique 34. Advocacy for Technology and New Literacies. Technique 35. High-Stakes Writing Assessments. Technique 36. Automated Tools. Technique 37. Publication. Appendix: Common Core Content Standards for Writing, Grades 6-12. Glossary.
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- Publisher's Summary
- 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.
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- Publication date
- Teaching practices that work
- 9781462504657 (pbk.)
- 1462504655 (pbk.)