Commenting (and sprouts)
Peer-to-peer feedback is an extremely important part of using the digital classroom; it is what sets it apart from other platforms and applications. A safe digital space allows you to expand your classroom and take advantage of peer-to-peer learning. Read more »
To fully integrate digital technology into your teaching, you have to transform what you are doing rather than just use technology as a way to do what you did before. You need to stay on top of changes, be adaptive to enlisting your students to help and give to them some control of the learning process. All of this, of course, comes against a backdrop of new iniatives, not enough equipment and not enough training. So this ongoing and changing collection of resources, organizational tools and cool apps are intended to help you in your endeavors; while YWP doesn't specifically endorse these applications, we have checked them out and we've chosen these over dozens upon dozens of others to save you a little time. Our biases are these: That the application works, that it is low cost or free; that its relatively simple; that it has use in a digital writing classroom enviroment.
This is a wiki, a document editable by other members of this site. If you wish to add your links, please do so. This is a living breathing document that will be updated on a regular basis. -- geoff gevalt, director of young writers project, inc.Read more »