Friday, November 14, 2014

Having a real audience for your writing has always boosted students performance. Here is an article that looks at other benefits of a real audience. Courtesy of ASCD SmartBrief.

Online collaboration connects 2 AP English classes
Two Advanced Placement English teachers in classrooms 900 miles apart -- one in Arkansas, the other in South Carolina -- are reporting "phenomenal" results from a program in which teachers and students collaborated in one online classroom. The teachers write in this commentary that they saw improvements in students' writing and critical-thinking skills. eSchool News (free registration) (10/29)Bookmark and Share

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