Here are a few language arts sites. How could you use one of these to augment to a lesson? Which one(s) would you recommend to learners outside of instructional time? This is only a beginning place for exploring the many educational sites available. It's intended to give a taste of what exists. Take a close look and analyze the sites. Not all sites are equal. Please note, there is a cross-over and many of the sites are interdisciplinary. Happy exploring! *My favs.
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Tech can be used in large ways to support language development in all the modes of language: reading, writing, listening, speaking, vocabulary, etc. Collaborative tools can engage learners in communicating with each other or with others across the globe. Learners can demonstrate knowledge in a creative digital format such as animation, comic strips, video, or by publishing an ebook. They can share their work with an authentic audience on a blog or wiki. The possibilities are unlimited. It is important to develop literacies that help learners make sense of the digital world. Consider communication, collaboration, critical thinking, and culture as you explore. Checkout the Toolbox, Literacies, and Social Media tabs.
Outside the box: How can you use one of these sites to augment to a lesson? Have students review sites that help them with their content learning. Publish their reviews on a platform such as a blog or wiki. Bookmark and share sites you like with a productivity tool such as Diigo. Explore the topic of gaming in education.