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Troy Hicks
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As a parent, researcher, and teacher educator, I am constantly trying to figure out the ways in which we frame our conversations about screentime. Are we trying to monitor (police, surveil) our children’s online activities? Similarly, are we trying to…
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Intro Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy – Epistemology 5 W’s of Website Credibility from the web-based lesson, “Evaluating Websites“ Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education Books from NWP Colleagues Critical Media Literacy and Fake News…
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Resources Shanahan, T., & Shanahan, C. (2008). Teaching Disciplinary Literacy to Adolescents: Rethinking Content- Area Literacy. Harvard Educational Review, 78(1), 40–59. Video clip of Cynthia Shanahan talking about disciplinary literacy Robinson, K.…
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Intro Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy – Epistemology 5 W’s of Website Credibility from the web-based lesson, “Evaluating Websites“ Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education Books from NWP Colleagues Critical Media Literacy and Fake News…
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Badges. Writing-intensive. Active learning. Blended learning. Oh, my. These have been the buzzwords that have permeated professional conversations over the past few years, and have guided my path in developing the seminar course for Honors students that I…
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As often happens in my professional life, earlier this year, I was invited to lead a session broadly related to teaching writing and digital literacy, specifically for middle school students. Unlike my previous experiences, however, this particular…
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Can I Cite That? Examining What Counts as Evidence in a Digital World “Students have a greater role and responsibility in creating new knowledge, in understanding the contours and the changing dynamics of the world of information, and in using…
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With Literacy and Learning for All As students move from novice to expert in various fields of study, they must become familiar with specialized vocabulary, patterns of thinking, and specific uses of language. More than just integrating reading and…
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This week, KQED’s Bootcamp on “Developing & Assessing Digital Writers” kicks off, with the overarching idea that [b]logging can help develop your students’ digital writing by combining traditional writing (text) with a digital platform (sharing online),…
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Wray’s RISE model for offering meaningful feedback (Reflect, Inquire, Suggest, Elevate). Emily Wray’s “Five Minutes of Fame” Talk about the RISE Model What Research Says About Driving Growth for Writers With Practice, Feedback and Revision by Troy Hicks…
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