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Feb 27 2014

Teaching in the Connected Learning Classroom

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Teaching in the Connected Learning Classroom, a new ebook from the Digital Media and Learning Hub, is produced and edited by a group of National Writing Project educators and takes examples of practice that teachers have shared online—here at the NWP Digital Is website—and curates them into a larger collection. This collection, unique in its focus on in-school work, explores the principles of Connected Learning woven throughout classroom work and practices.

You can download the PDF now for free. This report will soon be available as an eBook as well.

Edited by Antero Garcia along with Danielle Filipiak, Antero Garcia, Bud Hunt, Clifford Lee, Nicole Mirra, Cindy O'Donnell-Allen. Foreword and Afterword by Kylie Peppler and Christina Cantrill. Special thanks to the National Writing Project and their Digital Is community whose work is included:

CHAPTER ONE: INTEREST DRIVEN LEARNING
Nicole Mirra, University of California, Los Angeles

Interest-Driven Composition: Using Social Media in a Writing Workshop Christopher Working, Red Cedar Writing Project
Link to Digital Is Resource: Social Media as a Tool for Peer Collaboration with Elementary Students: A Teacher Inquiry Project

Social
Media as a Tool for Peer Collaboration with Elementary Students: A
Teacher Inquiry Project - See more at:
http://digitalis.nwp.org/resource/2800#sthash.opBWxynf.dpuf
Social
Media as a Tool for Peer Collaboration with Elementary Students: A
Teacher Inquiry Project - See more at:
http://digitalis.nwp.org/resource/2800#sthash.opBWxynf.dpuf

“Happy Music, Happy Music”: Embracing Non-Standardized Writing Processes in Video-Making Chuck Jurich, High Desert Writing Project
Link to Digital Is Resource: An After-School Video Club for Elementary Students

The Word and The World: Connecting Writing to Lives of Students
Meenoo Rami, Philadelphia Writing Project
Link to the Digital Is Resource: Media Literacy via study of Advertisements

CHAPTER TWO: PEER-SUPPORTED LEARNING
Cindy O’Donnell-Allen, Colorado State University

Lights, Camera, Social Action! Katie McKay, Heart of Texas Writing Project
Link to Digital Is Resource:  Lights, Camera, Social Action!

Wanna See the Movie? Lacy Manship, UNC Charlotte Writing Project
Link to Digital Is Resource: Wanna See The Movie?

Two Future Teachers’ Views on Peer-Supported Learning Chelsea Geier and David Neisler, Colorado State University
Link to Digital Is Resource: Teaching Reading: A Semester of Inquiry

CHAPTER THREE: ACADEMICALLY ORIENTED TEACHING
Antero Garcia, Colorado State University

Academically Oriented Teaching: How do I teach what I do not know? Janelle Bence, North Star of Texas Writing Project
Link to Digital Is Resource: How do I teach what I do not know?

How do I teach what I do not know?

Bringing “Traditional” Essay Writing into the Digital World Larissa Pahomov, Science Leadership Academy
Link to Digital Is Resource: Bringing "Traditional" Essay Writing into the Digital World

Writing with Pictures: Comics and Connected Learning Nick Kremer, Columbia Public Schools, University of Missouri - Columbia
Link to Digital Is Resource: Writing With Pictures: Creating Comics in the Classroom

CHAPTER FOUR: PRODUCTION-CENTERED CLASSROOMS
Clifford Lee, St. Mary's College of California

Interactive Fiction Game Design: Text-based Video Games Jason Sellers, Bay Area Writing Project
Link to Digital Is Resource: Interactive Fiction Game Design

Interactive ‘Zine: Bridging Maker spaces, English Language Arts, Computer Programming, and Visual Arts Christian McKay, Indiana University
Link to Digital Is Resource: Digitally Interfaced Book: Paper, Graphite, Makey Makey, Scratch, and Imagination

Using Media to (Re) Claim The Hood: Essential Questions & Powerful English Pedagogy Danielle Filipiak, Teachers College
Link to Digital Is Resource: Using Media to (Re) Claim The Hood: Essential Questions & Powerful English Pedagogy

CHAPTER FIVE: OPENLY NETWORKED
Bud Hunt, St. Vrain Valley School District

Supporting “Change Writers" through a Connected Learning Lens Gail Desler, Elk Grove Unified School District
Link to Digital Is Resource: On Becoming Change Writers

Learning Alongside: Openly Networked Storytelling with Social Justice in Mind Adam Mackie and Jenny Putnam St. Romain, Colorado State University
Writing Project
Link to Digital Is Resource: Learning Alongside: Embracing Digital Storytelling with Social Justice in Mind

Openly Networked Learning In and Across Art Museums Mike Murawski, Portland Art Museum
Link to Digital Is Resource: Blogs by Mike Murawski

CHAPTER SIX: SHARED PURPOSE:
Danielle Filipiak, Teachers College

Shared Purpose Leads to Civic Action Jennifer Woollven, Central Texas Writing Project
Digital Is Resource link: Shared Purpose Leads to Civic Action

A Fourth Grade Service Learning Project Robert Rivera-Amezola, University of Pennsylvania
Digital Is Resource link: A Fourth Grade Service Learning Project

Hip Hop Literacy X Entertainment Justice = Young Digital Economies Bryce Anderson-Small, The HERU Organization
Digital Is Resource link: HERU: Hip Hop Literacy X Entertainment Justice = Young Digital Economies

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