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This blog accompanies the book, Engaging Students in Digital Writing and Reading, by Richard Beach, Chris Anson, Lee-Ann Kasten Breuch, and Thom Swiss, to be published by Christopher Gordon.



Published: 2010-03-25T16:47:32-05:00

 



Media literacy standards to add to the Common Core Standards

2010-03-25T16:47:32-05:00

For those of you who are interested in responding to lack of media/digital literacies in the draft Common Core Standards, here’s some examples of the kinds of standards that could be included in any revision of the standards. While these...




2010-03-23T15:35:26-05:00

The following is a response to the lack of attention to media/digital literacies in the English Common Core Standards: Whereas in 1996, the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) passed a resolution urging language arts teachers to consider the...



video of Big Sur visit

2010-03-12T22:07:05-06:00




Watch PBS online? You can if you visit its new video portal - Los Angeles Times

2009-04-22T09:07:37-05:00

Watch PBS online? You can if you visit its new video portal - Los Angeles Times. Watch PBS online? You can if you visit its new video portal In allowing viewers to stream an array of its best-known shows, PBS...



Future Tense: Engaging kids with social media

2009-04-10T10:56:47-05:00

Future Tense: Engaging kids with social media. Engaging kids with social media MP3 - iTunes Minneapolis' Roosevelt High School teacher Delainia Haug has tapped the power of digital media to create a learning community -- called DigME -- in her...



Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy : March 2009

2009-03-06T21:54:25-06:00

Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy : March 2009. Commentary Learning Argument Practices Through Online Role-Play: Toward a Rhetoric of Significance and Transformation Richard Beach Candance Doerr-Stevens One important literacy practice is the ability to formulate effective arguments to convince...



Sustainability-Themed Video Games Come to the Classroom | Edutopia

2009-01-30T15:30:27-06:00

Sustainability-Themed Video Games Come to the Classroom | Edutopia. Sustainability-Themed Video Games Come to the Classroom Educators hope gaming will animate pressing environmental issues. by Brian Libby From global warming to pollution to vanishing wildlife, children face a world profoundly...



Top News - Post video to eSN.TV--earn national recognition

2009-01-19T14:48:57-06:00

Top News - Post video to eSN.TV--earn national recognition. Post video to eSN.TV--earn national recognition Meris Stansbury, Thanks to our Student Video Network (SVN) initiative at eSN.TV, your students can earn valuable video-production experience--and a shot at national recognition for...



Micropayments: A rainbow for journalism...or a Hail Mary? | Technology | Los Angeles Times

2009-01-14T11:07:37-06:00

Micropayments: A rainbow for journalism...or a Hail Mary? | Technology | Los Angeles Times. Micropayments: A rainbow for journalism...or a Hail Mary? 4:44 PM, January 13, 2009 Here’s a funny question: Did you pay to read this? It’s funny because...



Percentage of kids solicited online drops, Harvard report says - Los Angeles Times

2009-01-14T11:04:38-06:00

Percentage of kids solicited online drops, Harvard report says - Los Angeles Times.