Monthly Archives: February 2012

What Is Your Role As an Educator in Facilitating Deep Reading in Your Classroom ~ with Both Digital and Printed Texts?

What Is Your Role As an Educator in Facilitating DeepReadingin Your Classroom ~ with Both Digital and Printed Texts? That is a hard question for me to answer.  In my classroom, learning to read is the main goal.  Deep reading … Continue reading

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Digital Learning in Kindergarten

Digital Learning in Kindergarten How can I effectively use technology for literacy instruction in my kindergarten classroom?  Is it even possible? I spent some time today researching the possibilities.  I first thought about how I could work time with technology … Continue reading

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Deep Reading and the Internet 2

Deep Reading and the Internet 2 When I read your questions “. . . will we lose our ability to engage in deep reading in our digital culture?  Is the internet “rewiring” our brains and preventing us from deep reading?”,  … Continue reading

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Deep Reading and the Internet

Deep Reading and the Internet  My answer to your questions is NO.  I feel that one can engage in deep reading when reading almost any kind of text.  For example, when I think of deep reading, I think of the … Continue reading

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Incorporating Ivan

According to Anne Powell-Brown, “there are ways to weave our passion for books into our role as teachers of reading” (286).  That task is something I try to do everyday.  I truly love to read and want my students to … Continue reading

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The One and Only Ivan, Digitally Enhanced

I have thought a lot this week about how to re-create The One and Only Ivan in a digital format.  It would be difficult.  To start, I would like to have a visual image of The Big Top Mall.  One … Continue reading

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Inanimate Alice

Inanimate Alice was a different reading experience!  At first, I did not like all of the moving pictures and jumping text.  Not to mention the eerie music that played in the background.  However, after Episode 2, I began to “get … Continue reading

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