Tag Archives | digital writing

DigiWriMo – Are You In?

In a little more than 36 hours national Digital Writing Month (DigiWriMo) commences and you or your students should consider participating.  With a structure similar to another November writing celebration, National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), DigiWriMo poses the challenge of crafting 50,000 words of digital text in just 30 days.  The format of your text may very […]

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ETC 2012! Digital Writing & the Common Core

Thanks for attending the workshop on Digital Writing and the Common Core.  Below you will find links to the materials we discussed during the session.  Please let me know if you have any questions. Joe Handout – Common Core & Digital Writing Presentation PDF Links National Writing Project Digital Is – NWP Digital Writing & […]

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Choosing the Right Tool Part 3 – Chromebooks

I started this collection of posts not because I think there is one perfect tool as much as I believe many educators aren’t sure how different devices can be effectively used for instruction.  Only a few years ago schools really didn’t have any technology options under $1000 to consider.  However, with the proliferation of netbooks, iPads, and […]

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Digital Writing & Common Core

Last night I wrote a short post about the importance of all text in the Common Core ELA Standards.  However, as I was driving to work today it dawned on me that many educators are likely not aware of all of the places where digital text and digital writing can be found in the standards.  Digital writing is […]

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Book of the Week – Because Digital Writing Matters

This week’s Book of the Week is one that brings together many of my passions – technology, literacy, and student voice.  Because Digital Writing Matters, published by the National Writing Project expands an earlier conversation started in Because Writing Matters, to include importance of digital writing.  Through my work with the National Writing Project I […]

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Reflecting on Writing Project

It’s kind of funny to think that I have spent the past four weeks attending Area 3 Writing Project’s Summer Invitational, yet I haven’t blogged at all during that time!  Believe me, though, I was writing…constantly.  If you ever have the opportunity to join your local National Writing Project affiliate, do it!  As a matter […]

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