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How has the teaching of writing changed in the 21st Century? In this innovative guide, real teachers share their stories, successful practices, and vivid examples of their students’ creative and expository writing from online and multimedia projects, such as blogs, wikis, podcasts, electronic poetry, and more! The book also addresses assessment: How can teachers navigate the reductive definitions of writing in current national and statewide testing? What are teacher’s goals for their students’ learning--and how have they changed in the past 20 years? What is the new writing”? How do digital writers revise and publish? What are the implications for the future of writing instruction?
Anne Herrington. Professor, Department of English, University of Massachusetts Amherst, and Site Director, Western Massachusetts Writing Project; Kevin Hodgson, Sixth Grade Teacher at the William E. Norris Elementary School, Southampton, MA, and Technology Liaison for Western Massachusetts Writing Project; and Charles Moran, Professor Emeritus, University of Massachusetts Amherst, and former Site Director, Western Massachusetts Writing Project.
Table of Contents
|Challenges for Writing Teachers: Evolving Technologies and Standardized Assessment||p. 1|
|Beginning in Elementary and Middle School|
|True Adventure of Students Writing Online: Mummies, Vampires, and Schnauzers, Oh My!||p. 21|
|Collaborative Digital Writing: The Art of Writing Together Using Technology||p. 39|
|Digital Picture Books: From Flatland to Multimedia||p. 55|
|Continuing In The Secondary Grades|
|Be a Blogger: Social Networking in the Classroom||p. 75|
|Poetry Fusion: Intergrating Video, Verbal, and Audio Texts||p. 92|
|Senior Boards: Multimedia Presentations from Yearlong Research and Community-Based Culminating Projects||p. 107|
|From the Front of the Classroom to the Ears of the World: Multimodal Composing in Speech Class||p. 124|
|Bridging To The College Years|
|Scientific Writing and Technological Change: Teaching the New Story of Scientific Inquiry||p. 143|
|Student Engagement and Multimodality: Collaboration, Schema, Identity||p. 164|
|Multiple Modes of Production in a College Writing Class||p. 181|
|Technology, Change, and Assessment: What We Have Learned||p. 198|
|Glossary of Technology Terms||p. 209|
|Internet Resources||p. 213|
|About the Editors and the Contributors||p. 217|
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