Voice – not which that comes out thru the mouth, but that in writing.
“Voice is the writer’s presence in a piece of writing” as Tom Romano defines it in his article The Power of Voice published in Education Leadership Oct 2004 Vol 62 No.2 Pg 20-23.
“Voice is the key to helping our students develop into writers. We must give them opportunities to hear their own written voices and the written voices of othersï¿½their peers, their teachers, and the best authors.”
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This website hosted the M&M online magazine, featuring a collection of weblogs written by 6th grade students at Brandon Middle School in Virginia.
Want to learn more about blogs and rss? Go thru this webquest created by
Trevor Ettenborough 🙂
Came upon this site, where you can do your own anaylsis to answer the above question. from the url, I believe that Prof Bernie Dodge has created it for a course which he delivers.
Access the page here.
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logged on to net n msn at 12+, chat wif a student. not a typically hardworking student, always late in handing up of work, find chance to ‘skip’ homework if possible, and never fail to be the last one to turn up for class! typical bad student?
nay, for anything that should happen, there must be reason(s) behind. this is especially true where CL as a subject is concerned in our unique education environment. current reality is that many of our students are simply BORED by CL lessons. 2 major reasons behind this:
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è¯´äº†é‚£ä¹ˆå¤šåºŸè¯ï¼Œback to my student, she said i hav long given up on cl. but we came to a common realisation that that is not entirely true. it’s the past bad experience that is the cause of all these ‘bad’ behaviours. things can be changed from today onwards. å…¶å®žï¼Œä¸€ä¸ªè®¨åŽŒåŽæ–‡çš„äººæ€Žä¹ˆå¯èƒ½æˆä¸ºå‡æœŸåŽæ–‡è®¨è®ºå°ç»„çš„ç»„é•¿ï¼Ÿå¤©æ–¹å¤œè°ï¼so am glad that things are really changing 🙂
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my lunch’s finally here … *GO GO GO*
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