"Writing Across the Curriculum Using Technology"
Instructor: Barbara A. Schulz
John Hopkins University CTE
May Semester 2000

Lesson 1
(T – May 9th)
Introduction and
Teacher Issues

Lesson 2
(TH – May 11Th)
The Writing Cycle

Lesson 3
(SAT –5/13 AM)

Lesson 4
(SAT- 5/13 PM)

Lesson 5
On with the Writing

Lesson 6

Lesson 7
(SAT - 5/21)

Lesson 8
(SAT -5/21)

Lesson 9

Using Chat rooms
and whiteboards
for writing &

Lesson 10 (TH 5/25)*

Lesson 11 &
Lesson 12 (SAT)*

*Schedule for
these classes may
vary by individual

Lesson 2 The Writing Process

.Discuss the Writing cycle and current writing trends in classrooms

    • Links to sites online with current theories of education
    • Philosophies about Writing - See Scribes Online Teacher's Library for more links
      • Lucy Calkins - "The Art of Teaching Writing" + "Raising Lifelong Learners".
      • J. David Cooper -- Senior author of Transitions.... part of Literacy Movement
      • Jay McTighe ---"Authentic....Performanc Based Assessments" driving MSPAP
      • Regie Routman - Transitions from Literature to Literacy (1988)
      • Cunningham - "Classrooms that Work" Series
      MSPAP guidelines
    • Outcomes
    • Activities tested
    • Steps - Prewriting, Planning, Writing, Researching, Revising, Editing, Proofreading, Publishing

PreWriting – Brainstorm, using the chat room, all the ways you use writing in the classroom now.

Collaborative Learning Online

Curriculum Links for Brainstorming Online

    • See Chapter 2 Handout "Brainstorming with..." and links on Teacher’s Web page
    • Inside PODs - blank brainstorm forms

Computer terms - Chatting protocol

  • See "Help" page on Chatting

    Collaborative Learning /Classroom Management -- HOW do I deal with those groups?

Homework: Try one new way of grouping your students. Share the pros and cons of this grouping method on the Discussion Board for the class. Respond to someone else's message.




Copyright 2000 by Barbara Schulz
Johns Hopkins University-
Center for Technology in Education

Scribes Online
Expeditions Online