Preparing Teachers to Teach Writing Using Technology
by Kristine E. Pytash, et al.
Publisher: ETC Press 2013
Number of pages: 279
This books shares instructional approaches from experienced teacher educators in the areas of writing, teacher education, and technology. Chapters explore teachers personal experiences with writing and writing instruction, effective pedagogical practices in methods writing courses, and professional development opportunities that effectively integrate technology into the writing classroom and contribute to students' growth as writers and users of technology.
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