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Life in a 21st-Century English Class

posted Mar 15, 2017, 1:27 PM by Jeffrey Jones   [ updated Mar 15, 2017, 1:33 PM ]

KQED News published an article, 'Life in a 21st-Century English Class'.

Take a big breath before jumping in to article - there is a lot to take in. The article begins and ends as follows:

"I teach in an inquiry, project-based, technology embedded classroom...
...inquiry and technology are a natural part of our English classes. It’s what my students have come to expect and have started to design themselves. Instead, of saying, “hand in your assignments,” I say, “publish your assignments and send me the link.” They think about connecting and sharing their learning in the larger world.
That’s the 21st century difference."

Check it out - 'Life in a 21st-Century English Class'. 

See also the author's 'Life in a Inquiry Driven, Technology-Embedded, Connected Classroom: English' | Be sure to read her comment below the article (Shelley Wright's reply to the 1st comment from the top on how she got started and what NOT to do.)

I believe that all the tech tools or Web 2.0 tools mentioned are still available except for PicNik. It is now called

Students Create Short Videos to Help Others

posted Mar 6, 2017, 8:01 AM by Jeffrey Jones   [ updated Mar 6, 2017, 8:15 AM ]

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