Collaboration, Commenting, and a Global Audience
From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis
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Learning writing can be exciting! Kids can love writing. Now, students can easily join writing communities. After joining, students find that commenting on another student’s writing can be fun. Teacher-librarian, Cynthia Alvarado, shows us how to make writing exciting for kids. Additionally, she’ll also teach us her tips and tricks for coaching kids to level up writing.
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- Why is an audience essential to improving student writing?
- Does audience impact plagiarism? In what way?
- How do we teach students to comment meaningfully?
- How do you avoid problems when students write together online?
- What can you say to students help them write more?
Cynthia Alvarado’s Bio
Cynthia Alvarado is a teacher/librarian who teaches literacy and technology to elementary students in Dearborn, Michigan. Her interests include making school interesting in ways that close the gap for ELL and low-income students.