ERIC Number: EJ1045944
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014
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Reference Count: 10
Literacy Instruction in the Brave New World of Technology
McKenna, Michael C.
Phi Delta Kappan, v96 n3 p8-13 Nov 2014
Technology integration into language arts instruction has been slow and tentative, even as information technologies have evolved with frightening speed. Today's teachers need to be aware of several extant and unchanging realities: Technology is now indispensable to literacy development; reading with technology requires new skills and strategies; technology can support struggling students; technology can transform writing; technology offers a means of motivating students; and waiting for research is a losing strategy.
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Integration, Language Arts, Academic Standards, State Standards, Educational Practices, Literacy, Scaffolding (Teaching Technique), Reading Difficulties, Reading Ability, Language Proficiency, Writing (Composition), Technology Uses in Education
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