Read & Write Gold: Scaffolding Language on a Student Computer

       Increasingly, reading materials are being delivered and created on computing devices. There is, of course, a downside to this (students require access to a computing device), but the upside is that the support of reading and writing can be Continue reading Read & Write Gold: Scaffolding Language on a Student Computer

Mentor Text for 21st Century Writing- Blogs

For technology, the new common core state standards for English/Language Arts provide teachers and students the opportunity to share writing in a variety of formats, including podcasts, blog entries or digital stories.  Preparing our students for these types of 21st Continue reading Mentor Text for 21st Century Writing- Blogs

Developing Student Writing with iSchool Forums

Gone are the days when technology only meant typing a document into Microsoft Word. With the new common core standards, technology is now integrated throughout the curriculum, particularly in writing, and students are being asked to communicate in a more interactive, collaborative Continue reading Developing Student Writing with iSchool Forums