Connecting Composing Strategies, Digital Literacies, and Disciplinary Content to the Common Core
Edited By Jenifer Jasinski Schneider
3. Not Your Grandmother’s Writing Lesson: Teaching Concepts and Conventions through Digital Interactive Writing (First Grade)
Mrs. Miles uses interactive writing strategies to guide her students’ development of a group text. The collaborative composing process was a familiar routine, but the students’ engagement increases with the introduction of a new digital whiteboard. Following a few reminders about carts and cords in the workspace, the students and teacher focus on the message and how to form letters and words to make meaning for an audience.