Writing Instruction for Generation 2.0

Writing Instruction for Generation 2.0

4.11 - 1251 ratings - Source

Writing Instruction for Generation 2.0 addresses many of the concerns teachers have about the impact of the digital world on student writing and suggests ways for teachers to approach these issues within a 21st century literacies framework. This book is not about teaching the writing process, running a writing workshop, or using specific digital tools to support writing instruction. Forward-thinking teachers who wish to understand the 21st century literacies, understand what youth are doing in respect to those literacies, and discover how they can apply this knowledge to classroom instruction will find answers to their questions. The chapters include specific suggestions, but those suggestions are meant as a jumping-off point for imaginative and innovative teachers to adapt to meet the specific needs of students in their classrooms.The emergence of Web 2.0 and participatory culture has brought the idea of apprenticeship as a form of learning back into the spotlight and has expanded it beyond its agrarian and crafts-based ... Let us start with an experience common in most secondary schools in the United States: writing the research paper. ... A draft is handed in along with the index cards and outline to be checked by the teacher. 7.

Title:Writing Instruction for Generation 2.0
Author:Gloria E. Jacobs
Publisher:R&L Education - 2011-01-16


You Must CONTINUE and create a free account to access unlimited downloads & streaming