Using Technology to Enhance Writing

Using Technology to Enhance Writing

Innovative Approaches to Literacy Instruction

Sharpen your students’ communication skills while integrating digital tools into writing instruction.

 

 

Overview

Overview

Sharpen your students’ communication skills while integrating digital tools into writing instruction. Loaded with techniques for helping students brainstorm, plan, and organize their writing, this handbook troubleshoots issues students face when writing in a printed versus digital context and teaches them how to read in multiple mediums. You’ll find tips for sharing writing, getting interactive feedback, incorporating grammar instruction, and more.


Benefits

  • Leverage digital technology to facilitate grammar instruction, prewriting and brainstorming exercises, editing, revising, peer review, assessment, and more.
  • Discover how the natural interplay between reading and writing can strengthen both of these processes.
  • Help students move writing through multiple storage locations and technologies—from school computers and smartphones to laptops and tablets.
  • Develop students’ understanding of voice, audience, and the responsibilities of authorship.
  • Examine the process of not just fixing mistakes, but also understanding the root issues that drive errors.

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Media Type

Paperback

Topics

Literacy, Technology

Publication Date

26 Jun 2014

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