Web 2.0 tools, digital stories, podcasts, and concept- mapping software all offer exciting possibilities for supporting K–6 literacy development. Assisting young readers and writers is a complex and challenging task. With so many technology resources available for literacy learning and teaching, technology use must be a connected and meaningful part of instruction instead of “one more thing to do.” How do we integrate technology effectively in K–6 literacy learning? How can we support teachers in this process?
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