As growing numbers of states institute high-stakes testing in English
Language Arts at the elementary level, questions about how best to
teach reading and writing are foremost in the minds of many educators.
The first program in this series of The Internet in Action looks at
ways in which the Internet can support language arts standards in
the elementary school classroom. Interdisciplinary approaches that
seek to tap children's multiple intelligences are highlighted. The
program features collaborative projects that are facilitated by the
Internet and that integrate reading, writing, and other content areas
Learn what a collaborative project is, and consider how and why
to use collaborative projects in your classroom.
Featured Project: Frosty Readers
Take an in-depth look at the collaborative project featured on The
Internet in Action. This section includes lesson plans.
Developing Your Own
In this section, you will find useful tips and advice for creating
and maintaining a collaborative project of your own from the creator
of Frosty Readers.
Explore the many ways in which electronic storybooks can enhance
the language arts curriculum and the skills of developing readers.