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Digital Is ... Ownership

Written by Peggy Marconi
March 11, 2011

Student’s efforts at gaining recognition is directed at peers rather than at teachers or tests. Students take on more grown-up roles and ownership of their presentations. Teachers and students respond in a coordinated and mutually respectful way that honors the expertise of technically sophisticated media literacies.

“…classroom web site..author’s chair.”
Sarah Jones uses her classroom web to publish and celebrate the work of her fourth-grade students.

“What have we produced…how is it relevant.”
Travis Powell reflects on how he keeps his classroom accountable and relevant.

” …a building block for many other things in their lives.”
Peggy Carrick reflects on the work of her first and second grade ELL students as they make digital movies of their new school community.