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Leaping Fire: Texts and Technology
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, , Florida State University, United States

CITE Journal Volume 1, Number 2, ISSN 1528-5804 Publisher: Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education, Waynesville, NC USA

Abstract

As English educators, we are called upon to prepare future teachers of English language arts as they journey from content knowledge, to pedagogical knowledge, to classroom practice. It is an opportunity to share our passion for teaching and learning, for spiraling between theory and practice. We encourage our students to create classroom communities where wonder and the imagination are nurtured and challenged. Medicus and Wood illustrate many creative and exciting uses for technology, which capture the students' attention and interest, engaging students in classroom activities to promote academic achievement. They have focused on three concepts, which are central to the language arts teacher's practice—(a) connection/community, (b) artistic/aesthetic/imaginative thinking, and (c) literacy.

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Carroll, P.S. & Bowman, C.A. (2000). Leaping Fire: Texts and Technology. Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education, 1(2), 229-235. Charlottesville, VA: Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education. Retrieved October 21, 2019 from .

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