How to Teach with Technology: Language Arts | Edutopia

How to Teach with Technology: Language Arts | Edutopia:

Students fire off ideas for using digital tools to learn language and literature.
Girl holding up her cell phone

Check out these tips from students and educators for high tech teaching:

Video Dialogues

"I think students would retain a lot more information if they made a video about the person they're studying or created an instant message dialogue in which they imagine a fictional conversation between characters, as opposed to just taking a test or writing an essay.

"If every class could use some type of blog or Web page, students could post their questions and the teacher would be able to respond for the whole class to see. This means the teacher wouldn't have to answer the same question multiple times, and students would understand homework better. The class could use this blog in other ways, too.


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