Posts tagged "online content construction"

Internet Inquiry Projects

Many times in our classrooms we create WebQuests to have students explore online resources. WebQuests typically contain an introduction, task, process, evaluation, and conclusion. WebQuests play a vital role in the classroom by providing students with a scripted, guided examination of online resources in a topic. As students expand beyond the WebQuest, the next step…

Stop Motion Movie Creation in Early Childhood Education

I frequently work with educators and students in early childhood education classrooms to identify meaningful ways to integrate technology into instruction. In this work I meet with the classroom teacher to better understand the content and objectives for the upcoming weeks. We think about the content first, and identify easy ways to embed technology use…

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…

Empowering Learners in the Reader/Writer Nature of the Digital Informational Space

Last week my first of four columns as Multiliteracies Department Editor for JAAL was published. The column, titled Empowering Learners in the Reader/Writer Nature of the Digital Informational Space discusses opportunities to move learners from readers to writers in the digital informational space. The Internet is the dominant text of this generation, and through intentional use it…