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ERIC Number: EJ908990
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Jan
Pages: 4
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 3
ISSN: ISSN-0031-7217
From Socrates to Wikis: Using Online Forums to Deepen Discussions
Koopman, Beverly Logas
Phi Delta Kappan, v92 n4 p24-27 Dec 2010-Jan 2011
The author, an elementary teacher, used an online message board and wikis to engage students in literature discussions and to deepen their understanding of and interest in the books they were reading. Her students were much more motivated to read and discuss books using the online tools.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Education
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A