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By Katie Stover,Lindsey Yearta

Fully embedding expertise into the curriculum is essential to getting ready scholars to satisfy the calls for of the twenty first century. No unmarried electronic software or tutorial procedure will go well with all school room events. for that reason, From Pencils to Podcasts outlines many electronic instruments and techniques that the authors have chanced on worthwhile and obtainable of their personal instructing studies besides in different lecturers’ study rooms. The authors supply K–6 academics with useful feedback for incorporating expertise into favourite literacy practices and illustrate methods expertise can deepen scholars’ literacy improvement. each one bankruptcy comprises information regarding easy-to-use expertise instruments, examples from actual study rooms, and step by step directions to get started.


  • Appraise how twenty first century notions of literacy range from conventional notions of literacy.
  • Consider examine that states why it is important to incorporate electronic instruments in today’s classrooms.
  • Learn tips to allow scholars to create, converse, collaborate, proportion, mirror, and examine via electronic means.
  • Gain step by step directions for incorporating simply carried out electronic instruments into school room practices, and spot those instruments and practices in motion via vignettes.
  • Receive guidance for adapting the prompt electronic instruments and educational recommendations to fulfill the desires of alternative content material areas.
  • Improve scholars’ skill to operate productively in an more and more technology-oriented world.


Introduction: Literacy within the twenty first Century

Part I: instruments to Facilitate Comprehension and Analysis

  1. Digital notice Wall
  2. Digital Reader Response
  3. Online Literature Discussions

Part II: instruments to Facilitate evaluate and Revision

  1. Collaborative evaluate of on-line Sources
  2. Online publication Reviews
  3. Digital Revision
  4. Reader’s Theater electronic Movies

Part III: instruments to Facilitate functionality and Publication

  1. Informational Writing utilizing Infographics
  2. Collaborative electronic tale Retelling
  3. Published Writing

Part IV: instruments to Facilitate evaluate and Reflection

  1. Reading Histories
  2. Conferences with Readers and Writers
  3. Digital Portfolios
  4. Digital Formative overview of examining Comprehension

The Un-Conclusion: It’s now not the End

Appendix: Reproducibles

References and Resources


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