Teaching in a Participatory Culture

Image from: http://langwitches.org/blog/2014/11/23/blogging-for-learning-mulling-it-over/ Recently I read, “Reading in a Participatory Culture: Remixing Moby-Dick in the English Classroom“, by Henry Jenkins and Wyn Kelley.  It was an excellent read and it made me reflect on how I first started blogging with students. In the book, Jenkins talks about traditional reading and writing skills still being important, but traditional… Read More Teaching in a Participatory Culture

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Response to Reading- It’s Complicated: The Social Lives of Networked Teens, by Danah Boyd

It’s Complicated: The Social Lives of Networked Teens, by Danah Boyd, was eye opening. Having not been a teenager for a while now, I have not taken the perspective of a teen for many years.  The world I grew up in is quite different from the modern day teen experience. In her book, Boyd talks… Read More Response to Reading- It’s Complicated: The Social Lives of Networked Teens, by Danah Boyd