Transforming Writing Instruction in the Digital Age
Techniques for Grades 5-12
Thomas DeVere Wolsey and Dana L. Grisham
Foreword by Bridget Dalton
A Paperback Originale-bookprint + e-book
A Paperback Originalorder
April 26, 2012
ISBN 9781462504657Price: $32.00
Size: 8" x 10½"
Professors: request an exam copy
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.
This title is part of the Teaching Practices That Work Series, edited by Diane Lapp and Douglas Fisher.