Robin Talkowski’s Blog: Reading & Technology

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Robin Talkowski’s Blog: Reading & Technology

Entries from November 21st, 2010

Web 2.0 Resources for Teaching Reading

November 21st, 2010 · No Comments · reading and technology

Teaching Resources: Reading My colleagues and I recently presented a session,  “Engage, Enrich, and Reinforce: Using Technology in the Middle School Reading/Language Arts Classroom”at the Massachusetts Computer Using Educators (MassCUE) Conference.  Many of the resources we discussed are noted in a binder created using LiveBinder.

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Characterization using Avatars and Authors

November 7th, 2010 · No Comments · reading and technology

My students are working on analyzing characters as part of our fiction unit. They have been focusing on three elements as they examine how authors build characters: physical appearance, what characters say and what characters do. We used avatars to examine how small changes in eyes, eyebrows, and mouths can powerfully impact the inferences we […]

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