1 edition of Using technology to improve adolescent writing found in the catalog.
Using technology to improve adolescent writing
Liz Campbell Stephens
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||Liz Campbell Stephens, Kerry H. Ballast|
|Contributions||Ballast, Kerry H.|
|LC Classifications||LB1631 .S734 2011|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiv, 146 p. :|
|Number of Pages||146|
|LC Control Number||2009039126|
This article advocates the use of technology in social studies as a means to motivate students by engaging students in the learning process with the use of a familiar instructional tool that improves students’ self-efficacy and self-worth. Encourage your teen to write about personal thoughts and interests. Encourage your teen to use writing to think more deeply about things in his life questions, problems, difficult assignments, hobbies, and topics he wants to learn more about. Writing regularly in a journal may provide a valuable outlet and space for him. (NCTE)Author: Colorín Colorado.
Technology conditions the brain to pay attention to information very differently than reading. The metaphor that Nicholas Carr uses is the difference between scuba diving and jet skiing. New classroom uses for technology are introduced in this easy-to-use resource that help educators enhance students' attention, engagement, creativity, and collaboration in reading and learning. Great for struggling readers, this book provides strategies for making content-area connections and using digital tools to develop reading comprehension.
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In Using Technology to Improve Adolescent Writing, Stephens and Ballast guide teachers in successfully implementing technology for writing across the curriculum while helping adolescents’ develop life-long writing skills.
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This item may not include any CDs or other supplementary material. Prompt shipping.3/5(1). Incorporate technology into your writing lessons and captivate the interest of your adolescents (or digital natives) with the guidance of Liz Stephens and Kerry Ballast.
Teaching writing in the secondary classroom has dramatically changed. FAVORIT BOOK Using Technology to Improve Adolescent Writing: Digital Make-Overs for Writing Lessons READ PDF BOOKS ONLINE Clik here ?book. Get this from a library. Using technology to improve adolescent writing: digital make-overs for writing lessons.
[Liz Campbell Stephens; Kerry H Ballast]. Adolescent Literacy: What's Technology Got to Do With It. By: National Center for Technology Innovation and Center for Implementing Technology in Education (CITEd) Learn how technology tools can support struggling students and those with learning disabilities to acquire background knowledge and vocabulary, improve their reading comprehension, and increase their motivation for learning.
applications: a) computer technology to support reading, b) technology to support student writing. process in planning and idea generation, and c) general accessibility options in Window and. Mac” (p. 30). The ease of using cut and paste in a word processing program allows students to.
Technology and Writing Author: Lisa Sandolo. USING TECHNOLOGY TO SUPPORT AT-RISK STUDENTS LEARNING 1 For many years, educators and policymakers looking for strategies to close the achievement gap and improve student learning have sought solutions involving new uses of technology, especially for students placed at-risk.
Unfortunately, the results of technology initiatives have been Size: KB. When it comes to using technology for school or non-school writing, teens believe that when they use computers to write they are more inclined to edit and revise their texts (57% say that). For more on teen attitudes toward technologies’ influence on their writing, please see Part 7: The Way Teens See Their Writing and What Would Improve It.
In addition, many of the skills that are involved in writing, such as grammar and spelling, reinforce and are reinforced by reading skills . Therefore, teachers who can contribute to improving the writing of struggling adolescent readers should positively affect these students' literacy levels.
10 Graham, S., & Perin, D. Writing next: Effective strategies to improve writing of adolescents in middle and high schools A report to Carnegie Corporation of New York. Washington, DC: Alliance for Excellent Education. writing skills, an increase of authentic and purposeful use of technology are some of the benefits of technology integration programs like the AAL program.” These programs in the ’s and ’s paved the way for presidents, legislators, administrators, and educators to become aware of.
Suggested Citation:"6 Technology to Promote Adult Literacy."National Research Council. Improving Adult Literacy Instruction: Options for Practice and gton, DC: The National Academies Press.
doi: / 2. About This Guide. This guide was prepared by the Ontario Ministry of Education as part of an initiative to support student success in literacy. In particular, it focuses on boys’ Size: KB. A reading specialist is the best person to help a teen with this issue. A specialist can focus, for example, on prefixes and suffixes.
So when a teen comes across a word like polygamy, he can be taught the meaning of the prefix he can apply that knowledge to make sense of the meanings of specialized words beginning with that prefix, like : Ginny Osewalt. Targeting youth who are using emerging digital technology is important for ensuring sexual health equity for adolescents.
This white paper is intended for practitioners and others who work with adolescents and provides an overview about the ways in which digital technology can be used to improve the sexual health of adolescents.
In an increasingly demanding world of literacy, it has become critical that students know how to write effectively. From the requirements of standardized tests to those of the wired workplace, the ability to write well, once a luxury, has become a necessity.
Many students are leaving school without the necessary writing practice and skills needed to compete in a complex and fast-moving /5(3). Technology is one mechanism that can help educators to focus on all of these areas and be used as a strategy to help all readers improve.
It is with this rationale that the Using Technology to Enhance Reading professional development workshops have been developed for educators of File Size: KB.
of the impact of modern technology on the educational attainment of adolescents. The purpose was to examine the relationship between adolescent usage of computers and academic performance. Within the qualitative research the case study design was adopted.
Interviews and focus group discussions were the primary tools used to gather data. Developing Technology-Supported, Evidence-Based Writing Inseeking to improve writing outcomes for adolescents with disabilities at a mid-western, mid-sized junior high school, a included the use of tactile books, enlarged print, communication symbols to request books and print experiences, alphabet access.
The iPad’s touch screen technology means that children can also practice writing by learning to form the shapes of letters.
The App Store offers a variety of apps that can help improve reading and writing skills. Some of these apps are listed below: Read&Write: You can use this app to practice reading and writing letters.
It provides a hands.Effects of Technology on Literacy Skills and Motivation to Read and Write Leah C.C. Fox The College at Brockport, improve literacy skills. Through my research I was also able to conclude positive parental technology may have on a struggling reader and writer and if motivation to read or write is altered when technology is : Leah C.C.
Fox. The easiest way to improve your language skills is by making a habit of reading, writing, and speaking every day! Set a goal of reading for a half hour every day, and practice your writing at the same time by taking notes on the passage, then writing a short paragraph summarizing what you read%(41).