Jacie Maslyk

Boost Student Engagement By Remaking Our Literacy Practices

Boost Student Engagement by Remaking Our Literacy Practices

Categories: Literacy

Based on Remaking Literacy: Innovative Instructional Strategies for Maker Learning

At the end of a hallway, one classroom is buzzing with excitement. More than 50 students are packed in the room, sitting on desks and the floor, with others perched on stools. They are intently waiting to connect virtually with an author. 

They loved his books and giggled at his illustrations. Now they are counting down the days until his next book is released. Each student has jotted a question that they are hoping to ask the author. Waiting in anticipation, the kids cheer when the author comes on screen and starts their virtual meet-up. Read more