Educational Technology

Our kids are "digital natives" — technology is part of their everyday lives and many are adept at keyboarding, word processing, Internet research skills, multimedia production, social sharing, and navigating interactive e-books. Technology is proving to be valuable in support of reading and writing instruction, universal access to instructional materials, assessment, professional collaboration, and home-to-school communication. Some parents, educators and researchers say that technology is a game changer in how we teach and how children learn. See also: Literacy Apps

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Our PBS Television Series:
Launching Young Readers

Steve Graham

See how one teacher creates a community of writers in her classroom.

 

Professional Development Webcasts

Listen, watch, and learn from top experts in these engaging roundtable discussions. Each webcast features a 60–minute video as well as recommended readings and suggested discussion questions.

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"So please, oh PLEASE, we beg, we pray, go throw your TV set away. And in its place you can install, a lovely bookshelf on the wall." — Roald Dahl