An innovative, practical guide for middle and high school teachers, this book is packed with specific ways that technology can help serve the goals of effective writing instruction. It provides ready-to-implement strategies for teaching students to compose and edit written work electronically; conduct Internet inquiry; create blogs, websites, and podcasts; and use text messaging and Twitter productively. The book is grounded in state-of-the-art research on the writing process and the role of writing in content-area learning. Teacher-friendly features include vivid classroom examples, differentiation tips, links to online resources, and reproducible worksheets and forms. The large-size format facilitates photocopying.Techniques for Grades 5-12 Thomas DeVere Wolsey, PhD Dana L. Grisham ... in both shared demonstrations and guided practice before being asked to write a persuasive essay or letter independently. Anneka ... Organizing ideas for persuasive writing can be a challenge for some students, even at the seventh- grade level.
|Title||:||Transforming Writing Instruction in the Digital Age|
|Author||:||Thomas DeVere Wolsey, PhD Dana L. Grisham|
|Publisher||:||Guilford Press - 2012-04-26|