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Under the Sway of literature

Under the Sway of literature

Sharing creativity with 3rdgraders
"I soon found myself surrounded by a swarm of kids buzzing happily and eagerly awaiting to read their stories to their peers."
Can literature, children’s creativity and technology mix together in a fine blend? Since
technology became an integral part of our daily teaching practice, I’ve often seen parents expressing concern that their kids will put aside reading books for the sake of their tablets. Yet, these two can complement each other.Visit the author's original post

Literature activities for a digital generation

Literature activities for a digital generation




Thought that literature is a relic of the past? Too early to hold a memorial service! Literature strikes back with the aid of technology.

The following 4 activities are based on the 2013 IATEFL Learning Technology SIG scholarship winning presentation with Chryssanthe Sotiriou. The 5th activity requires no technology at all but it is fun and young learners love it.

I think I can read your mind and see two huge "Why?"  on your faces....
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