While the prevalence of technology in our daily lives requires the mastery of new literacies (keyboarding, internet research skill, etc.), technology also supports effective literacy instruction.
Technology, Writing Videos
Author Judy Blume talks about the process of writing a book: getting that first tortuous draft on paper and then from there—as if creating a jigsaw puzzle from scratch by cutting out the pieces, fitting them together, sanding, then finally painting and polishing the puzzle—massaging each draft toward that final manuscript.
As a video blogger, author John Green encourages parents to actively participate in new media outlets with their children.
If you haven’t joined the online Nerdfighting community, what are you waiting for? Its loyal members talk books and social action, and John’s brother shares songs about video games. What’s not to like?
Teachers and students at Jemicy School share their experience with assistive technology (AT). The Jemicy School educates talented and bright students with dyslexia or other related language-based learning differences.
In this Q&A with Dr. Todd Cunningham, you’ll learn the basics about assistive technology (AT) and how AT tools can help students with language-based learning disabilities to reach their full potential in the classroom.