ERIC Number: EJ776533
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Sep
Reference Count: 0
Are You Willing to Have Your Students Join Ralph, Jack, and Piggy?
Arver, Cara M.
English Journal, v97 n1 p37-42 Sep 2007
High school teacher Cara M. Arver walks teachers through her experience of setting up a virtual world to augment students' reading of "Lord of the Flies." Students interact as additional characters, discuss and solve problems based on the circumstances of the story, and complete classroom assignments within a virtual environment.
Descriptors: Assignments, Literature Appreciation, English Instruction, High School Students, Student Participation, Computer Simulation, Technology Uses in Education, Grade 9, Teaching Methods
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Grade 9; High Schools
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