Spinning Yarns around the Digital Fire: Storytelling and Dialogue Among Youth on the Internet
David Huffaker, Georgetown University, United States
ITCE Volume ISSN 1522-8185 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE)
This paper explores the importance of dialogue, storytelling and collaboration in children’s learning, followed by examples from message boards, webblogs and instant messaging software (IM) that support learning through storytelling. Children’s verbal and iconic literacy, as well as digital fluency is investigated along with peer collaboration and empowering children’s voices through Internet technologies.
Huffaker, D. (1999). Spinning Yarns around the Digital Fire: Storytelling and Dialogue Among Youth on the Internet. Information Technology in Childhood Education Annual. Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).
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