ERIC Number: EJ619776
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: N/A
Writing to South Africa: International Pen-Pal Correspondence for Students with Language-Learning Disabilities.
Harmston, Katherine A.; Strong, Carol J.; Evans, Deborah D.
TEACHING Exceptional Children, v33 n3 p46-51 Jan-Feb 2001
This article reports on use of an e-mail-based correspondence program with South African peers to facilitate the writing skills and motivation of six U.S. sixth graders with language/learning disabilities. Focusing on one child's experience, it describes the writing-process instructional approach and the positive effects on the student's writing content, form, and motivation, as well as her cultural knowledge. (Contains references.) (DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: South Africa