Posts tagged "JAAL"

Four Questions For Tom Liam Lynch about coding, programming, & computational thinking/participation

Our column on Computational Participation: Understanding coding as an extension of literacy instruction was recently published in JAAL. I co-wrote the column with Quinn Burke and Yasmin Kafai. As a supplement to the column, we invited a series of experts to spend some time discussing the broader impact of the details presented. The end result is a series… Continue reading

Preparing Students to be Literate Digitally in a Digitally Literate Environment of Their Own

In our everyday interactions, we utilize a variety of digital texts and tools to create and curate a digital identity. We have websites linked to other websites. Social media links connecting this work to the work of peers and colleagues. We use social networks to tweet, blog, and post our ideas and share his out with the world to… Continue reading

A New Hope: Negotiating the Integration of Transmedia Storytelling & Literacy Instruction

Over the past two years I have served as Multiliteracies Department Editor for the Journal and Adolescent and Adult Literacy (JAAL). You can review the work that we have produced and the accompanying video interviews through this thread. Transmedia Storytelling and Literacy Education For this column I worked with Stephen Slota, and Mike Young from UConn as… Continue reading

Computational Participation: Coding and Programming as Literacy Activities

Over the past two years I have served as Multiliteracies Department Editor for the Journal and Adolescent and Adult Literacy (JAAL). You can review the work that we have produced and the accompanying video interviews through this thread. Computational Thinking and Computational Participation For this column, I worked with Quinn Burke and Yasmin Kafai to discuss opportunities… Continue reading