Chapter 12

CHAPTER 12     Literacy and Technology in a Balanced Classroom

Focus Questions

  • How has the increased use of media in the classroom changed how teachers must think about literacy instruction?
  • How has the increased use of media in the classroom changed how teachers must think about literacy instruction?
  • How are visual literacy and multimodal literacy defined and how can they be incorporated in the classroom?
  • How can the Internet and online resources be used in the classroom as a potent source for informational reading and writing?
  • How can online communities enhance written communication and connect readers and writers across the globe?
  • How can English learners be supported in learning to use technology, and how can their content learning be enhanced by using technology as a teaching tool?
  • How can technological devices become effective learning tools for students with special needs?

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Questions for Journal Writing & Discussion

Suggestions for Projects & Field Activities


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