Writing for the Twenty-First Century
Why Is Incorporating Digital Writing Into The Curriculum So Important?
In today's world of texting, tweeting, blogging, and social networking, young people are writing more than ever. Students are faced with learning multiple new literacies to succeed in our fast-paced, information-rich world, yet most schools have not caught up with the digital reality that students live in daily
Types of Digital Writing
Blog posts allow discussion and debate.
Writing on social network sites such as Facebook and Wordpress encourage collaboration
Texts and Tweets
Texting allows for real time commentary and description.