Digital Bytes Sept. 14, 2015

We have a fantastic set of articles in this week’s digital bytes.  The first short yet extremely useful article is about using art to start student’s reading. The second article is about new features in Google Drive and the third is about what digital storytelling is and isn’t.

Digital Bytes June 8th, 2015

This week’s Digital Bytes has a number of great articles. There are a set of great templates for Google Slides presentations that include icons that can be manipulated in terms of size and colour.  Kick off your summer reading with 13 great Minecraft books for yourself and your students.  Finally, there is a fantastic article…

Digital Bytes February 23, 2015

This week’s focus is on reading and writing, including articles about enriching students’ creative writing skills with photography and using games like Mincraft to help your child with their reading. There is also a quick tutorial to help you learn how to delete those pesky untitled posts in your Google Site.

Readers Adapt Their Strategies for Reading Online

At UWCSEA East, we have been implementing Reading Workshop (also known as Reader’s Workshop) to help our students develop into fluent, capable and effective readers. Our Literacy Coach Michelle Goodison has been supporting teachers in this framework, and a lot of professional development has occurred to help teachers introduce the strategies that help students best…