Digital Research Paper

The following is a Prezi that I created for sharing how I apply the writing process for teaching a digital research paper. Prezi is a great tool for presenting information and it’s easy to use.  Click Prezi  for more information on how to use the free, web-based program in the classroom.

 

 

Screen Shot 2016-04-05 at 7.46.29 AMThe following is a digital graphic organizer to help with the writing process of a digtial research paper. I have co-authored a chapter 17: Supporting Young Writers through the Writing Process in a Paperless Classroom in Handbook of Research on Digital Tools for Writing Digital Writing Instruction in K-12 Settings where I have shared my experience of implementing technology in the classroom for digital writing. The side bar contains step-by-step of how students can be guided through this process. I also have tutorials in the section of Paperless Classroom  to help with the management of the process using Google Drive, Diigo, as well as other technology tools.

 

 

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This document contains the following:

  • section for generating ideas for a research topic; additionally, past students’ research topics are included for suggestions.
  • section for writing a thesis statement: narrowing/broadening thesis statements.
  • section for brainstorming about topic before research: think/puzzle/explore (thinking routine)
  • three sections of graphic organizers to organize claim/support/elaboration.