Re: The Benchmark School
Mon Oct 24, 2011 17:52

I agree with you about many students in the need of a reading program. I also really like the idea of students revising their writing on computers. I think it would be great for students to do their prewriting and writing on computers. I believe that we would get a lot more out of students since they are growing up in the time where computers are used frequently.

  • The Benchmark School - Stacy Durham, Sun Oct 23 12:41
    The Benchmark School provided evidence that many students who are in need of a reading program, are actually in need of more than just remedial reading instruction. I enjoyed reading about their... more
    • Re: The Benchmark School - beasleylm, Mon Oct 24 17:52
    • Re: The Benchmark School - redingerj, Mon Oct 24 16:04
      This article reminds me very much of a cartoon in which some wild warner bros. created creature is in a boat and the boat gets a leak. The character immediately plugs the hole and another leak shoots ... more
    • Re: Stacy - Elisabeth Borowicz, Sun Oct 23 13:57
      I totally agree that students are reluctant to publish their work only to correct a few mistakes. For the first time last week I allowed my students to publish with Microsoft Word. They loved it! I... more
      • Elisabeth - langem, Sun Oct 23 18:33
        My students also used Microsoft Word for the first time this week. They really enjoyed using the laptops to publishing thier poems. One student commented on how much fun it was to type their poem.... more
      • Re: Benchmark School - Jennifer Wherritt Ridenhour, Sun Oct 23 16:04
        I love the idea of letting students publish using a computer. It will make them more eager to write!
        • publising reply - lockwoodre, Sun Oct 23 22:35
          My students are currently into publishing in kidspiration for math and science topics. We also are using Wordale and Comic Life. One of my current favorites is Comic Life. Students can incorporate... more
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