Ch 31: Using Technology to Teach Reading & Writing

About This Chapter

Take advantage of this chapter on using technology to teach reading and writing so that you're better prepared for an exam or a class discussion. There are engaging lessons and self-assessment quizzes on the different ways in which technology is used for teaching.

Using Technology to Teach Reading & Writing - Chapter Summary

With the help of this brief chapter on using technology to teach reading and writing, you'll get a refresher on the different technologies available. You can review information about blogs, websites, and other popular platforms used for teaching. By the end of the chapter, you should feel confident and prepared to:

  • Explain how technology can be used in reading instruction
  • Provide examples of how technology is used to teach writing
  • List different technologies and platforms used for writing

Master concepts surrounding the use of technology to teach reading and writing with these concise lessons that can be accessed from a desktop computer or mobile device. There are a lot of helpful features on our platform, such as the ability to take a quiz for each lesson to make sure you understand the topics covered. You can also submit questions to experts if you have any questions.

5 Lessons in Chapter 31: Using Technology to Teach Reading & Writing
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Technology Used in Reading Instruction

1. Technology Used in Reading Instruction

In this lesson, we will explore the different uses of technology for reading instruction and how it can be a valuable tool in the classroom. We will discuss some of the options available for your classroom implementation.

Using Technology to Teach Writing

2. Using Technology to Teach Writing

In this lesson, teachers will learn how to use technology in order to teach students writing and publishing techniques. Additionally, this lesson will discuss how teachers can use various technological resources to facilitate students using written communication in various modes in their classrooms.

Technology for Writing: Blogs, Wikis & Websites

3. Technology for Writing: Blogs, Wikis & Websites

This lesson explores some of the tools available for writing online. By looking at examples of blogs, wikis, and websites, we will discover strategies for collaboration and composition. Learn how to build an online portfolio, use blogs to discover new interests, and implement wikis for group projects.

Using Graphics & Multimedia in Writing Projects

4. Using Graphics & Multimedia in Writing Projects

This lesson explores different ways to integrate graphics and multimedia into writing. Using newspapers as an example, we will look at how a front page photo adds dimension to a headline. Then, we will examine digital storytelling techniques.

The Benefits of Online Publishing for Students

5. The Benefits of Online Publishing for Students

As you've probably noticed, kids these days are programmed to thrive off of publishing their thoughts on social media! They would much rather talk through a screen than face-to-face. This lesson will explain how publishing online can benefit students while giving them what they love and feel most comfortable with, TECHNOLOGY!

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