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Technology in the Language Arts classroom: Is It Worth the Trouble?

by Gretchen Lee

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Technology in the Language Arts classroom: Is It Worth the Trouble?

Grades 5 – 9
Type Journal
Published March 2000
Publisher National Council of Teachers of English



Suggests the authentic audience found on the Internet has a profound effect on the quality of student writing in all grades, and that the key to successful technology projects is integrating them into the curriculum so that computers are a means, not an end. Offers ideas for classroom activities and projects using stand-alone computers, and using computers with Internet access.


Adapted from: Gretchen Lee.  "Technology in the Language Arts Classroom: Is It Worth the Trouble?" Voices from the Middle 7.3 (March 2000): 24-32.


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