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Paul Beaufait

Educational Leadership:Reading Comprehension:Making Sense of Online Text - 11 views

  • The following strategy lesson invites students to stop, think, and anticipate where important information about a Web site's content might be found
  • To move students beyond simply cutting and pasting their notes directly into their final projects, teachers can provide students with a word-processing document (see fig. 3) that serves as a template to help them organize their research
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    Coiro, Julie. (2005). Making sense of online text. Educational Leadership 62(2), 30-35. Retrieved September 21, 2011, from http://www.ascd.org/publications/educational-leadership/oct05/vol63/num02/Making-Sense-of-Online-Text.aspx "Four challenges face students as they use Internet technologies to search for, navigate, critically evaluate, and synthesize information. Here ... [Coiro] pose[s] each challenge as a question and suggest a corresponding activity that models effective strategies to help students meet that challenge" (A New Kind of Literacy, ¶3).
Paul Beaufait

BBC - CBeebies - Story Time: Watch and read along to stories featuring all your favouri... - 11 views

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    Site offering activities and stories in various thematic groups: Animals and Nature, Everyday Life, Seasonal, Fairy Tales, Poems and Rhymes, World Stories, and Colour in Stories (2011.03.15)
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    Thanks to Jennifer for pointing out this site!
Paul Beaufait

Online Audio Stories - 14 views

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    "Free Downloadable Audio Books ... [:] fairy tales, classics[,] and poems for children" (headline and tagline, 2011.03.15)
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    Thanks to Jennifer for pointing out resources on this site!
Paul Beaufait

I'm Reading! [Starfall] - 9 views

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    Menu of online reading collections: Three Little Plays, Fiction and Non-Fiction, Comics, Folk Tales, Greek Myths, and Chinese Fables (2011.03.15)
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    Thanks to Jennifer for point out resources on this site (Starfall, Fiction and Non-Fiction)!
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