ERIC Number: EJ616229
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: 0
Becoming Better Together through Collaboration and Technology.
Bowman, Cindy; Edenfield, Renn
English Journal, v90 n2 p112-19 Nov 2000
Describes the Better Together project and website, which connected preservice teachers with seventh-grade reluctant readers through pen-pal correspondences and email, a variety of small and large group technology-based activities, tutoring, and classroom visits and teaching. Offers descriptions from two of the preservice teachers. Discusses culminating activities. Notes students' self-esteem and unprecedented interest in school, and the teachers' professional growth. (SR)
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Educational Technology, English Instruction, Grade 7, Higher Education, Language Arts, Methods Courses, Middle Schools, Partnerships in Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Reading Improvement, Reading Instruction, Student Writing Models, Tutoring, World Wide Web, Writing Improvement, Writing Instruction
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme: Technology and the English Class.