ERIC Number: ED491844
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2006
Literacy Learning in Networked Classrooms: Using the Internet with Middle-Level Students
McNabb, Mary L.; Thurber, Bonnie B.; Dibuz, Balazs; McDermott, Pamela A.; Lee, Carol Ann
International Reading Association (NJ3)
Middle-level teachers, librarians, and media specialists can use this book to meet current English language arts and technology standards and to prepare students to be literate citizens in the 21st century. Additional teaching tools include timelines of classroom events, reproducible rubrics for assessing curriculum units, suggested Web resources, and a glossary of key terms. This book is organized into the following chapters: (1) Exploring the Internet in Literacy Learning; (2) The Pedagogy of Distributive Learning Communities; (3) Fostering Ownership of Literacy Online; (4) Conducting Information Research Online; (5) Learning the Writing Process Online; (6) Designing Networked Classrooms; and (7) Trends Influencing the Future of Literacy Education. A Glossary of Internet Terminology and an Index is included.
Descriptors: Literacy Education, Writing Processes, Literacy, Internet, Educational Trends, Futures (of Society), Information Technology, Computer Networks, Teaching Methods, Middle Schools, Student Research
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Publication Type: Books; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Middle Schools
Audience: Media Staff; Teachers
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