Taking Technology from Clinic to Classroom

Advanced Literacy Practices

ISBN: 978-1-78190-503-6, eISBN: 978-1-78190-504-3

ISSN: 2048-0458

Publication date: 4 January 2013


Social implications – Struggling readers and writers deserve and need experiences that help them acquire technology skills. Too often these students are excluded from technology activities because they are participating in intervention instruction or do not finish seatwork and have no available “free” or “choice” time. Technology can be a powerfully motivating tool for literacy instruction. It can also provide engaging practice, targeted specifically at the learning needs and developmental stage of the literacy learner. Most importantly, struggling readers and writers need exposure to the academic possibilities of technology.



Tysseling, L. and Laster, B. (2013), "Taking Technology from Clinic to Classroom", Ortlieb, E. and Cheek, E. (Ed.) Advanced Literacy Practices (Literacy Research, Practice and Evaluation, Vol. 2), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. 245-264. https://doi.org/10.1108/S2048-0458(2013)0000002015

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