Teaching Literacy in the Digital Age

Inspiration for All Levels and Literacies

By: Mark Gura

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Code: IST1970

ISBN: 9781760011970

No of Pages: 254

Publish Date: 16 February 2015

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Storytelling, story analysis, report writing, persuasive writing, discussing literature, vocabulary – no matter what English topic you're addressing, this book will provide you with dozens of activity ideas using a wide range of technologies. 

Between the covers of this book is a large body of approaches, activities and resources. This material will intrigue and delight many educators who’ve been looking for ways to apply a growing body of recently developed technology resources to the needs of classrooms that still have one foot in the world of traditional instruction. Teaching Literacy in the Digital Age delves into the most exciting online literacy practices and tools, from digital graphic novels and book trailers to blogs and podcasts.

Packed with activities aligned to the ISTE Standards and the Common Core State Standards for English, this book reveals how teachers are applying digital tools to help their students become powerful creators. Each activity in this book is tagged with a recommended level, main technologies used and literacy covered. You can easily adapt the majority of the activities for any level with minor modifications, including for students with special needs and English learners.

Teaching Literacy in the Digital Age presents a body of practice that represents a snapshot of important trends in technology-supported literacy instruction. It also represents a trove of good-to-go instructional activities ready for classroom implementation. Experience the magic that happens when learners engage with literacy in new and vibrant ways!

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Price A$27.95
ISBN 9781760011970
Publish date 2015-02-16 00:00:00
Partner ID 20236
Partner Name International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE)
Key Learning Area English, Technologies