From Pencils to Podcasts:  Digital Tools for Transforming K–6 Literacy Practices

From Pencils to Podcasts: Digital Tools for Transforming K–6 Literacy Practices

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Fully embedding technology into the curriculum is key to preparing students to meet the demands of the 21st century. The authors provide K–6 teachers with practical suggestions for incorporating technology into familiar literacy practices and illustrate ways technology can deepen students literacy development. Each chapter includes information about easy-to-use technology tools, examples from real classrooms, and step-by-step instructions to get started.

  • -Appraise how 21st century notions of literacy differ from traditional notions of literacy.
  • -Consider research that states why it is crucial to include digital tools in todays classrooms.
  • -Learn how to enable students to create, communicate, collaborate, share, reflect, and assess through digital means.
  • -Gain step-by-step instructions for incorporating easily implemented digital tools into classroom practices, and see these tools and practices in action through vignettes.
  • -Receive tips for adapting the suggested digital tools and instructional strategies to meet the needs of different content areas.

Additional Information

Author Katie Stover Kelly, Lindsay Yearta
Publisher Solution Tree
Publication Date 2016
Edition No
Pages 192
ISBN No
ISBN13 9781942496274