Digital Writing Month

Some folks in the Digital Writing Month circles have been doing a "slow read" of the new book by Henry Jenkins, danah boyd and Mimi Ito called Participatory Culture in a Networked Era. The book is a conversation between these three eminent thinkers of learning and connecting. Chapter Four is centered on learning and literacy, and I decided that I would take a powerful quote from each of three...
When did you realize that your reading and writing practices were beginning to take new shape in the digital age? Here's the start of our multimodal conversation, please feel free to share your AHA! moments in the comments below, or on Twitter with the hashtag #modigiwri (More Digital Writing, get it? get it?). We will be compiling these--eventually--into a Digital Is Resource.  To kick off our...
Anna Smith and I are starting up a "conversation" about writing in the digital age that will stretch across different platforms. We invite you to join us, too. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bq5Wjh0ieL4&feature=youtu.be - Kevin
One of the many potentials of the shifts in envisioning writing in multimodal spaces is the chance for new conversations -- for stretching out thinking beyond your own physical space and joining in discussions about the changes now underfoot. During November 2012's Digital Writing Month, educators and writers and others from across many teaching levels and learning domains -- from public schools...