Collaborating in Google Drive to Grow an Instructional Framework for Literacy

Collaborating in Google Drive to Grow an Instructional Framework for Literacy

The benefits of using Google Docs go beyond having teachers engage in ICTs in order to access the curriculum. Using Google Docs has cultivated a community of collaboration and connectivism, a sense that everyone is working as a team to tending to the living curriculum. Where scripted lessons were once provided in basal teacher manuals, educators now care for these living documents the same way they would a terrarium.

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Fostering Historical Inquiry With Digital Video Composition

Fostering Historical Inquiry With Digital Video Composition

For decades, historians have engaged in online historical inquiry by conducting research with multimodal sources (audio clips, still images, video) to create a visual interpretation of the past through documentary film. Since access to digital archives and free video editing software has increased, it is exciting to think about how we might engage students in the online historical inquiry practices used by professional historian

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