Friday, June 30, 2017

National Novel Writing Month

Bradley, L. (2017, June 1). NaNoWriMo challenge helps students write and publish in the digital age. Retrieved from


In this article, teacher discusses getting students to not only collaborate, but also use technology skills on a project-based learning opportunity. She discusses how the use of National Novel Writing Month helped her to bring 21st century skills to the foreground in her classroom. Kids learned some of the finer points of choosing appropriate usernames, creating safe passwords, posting in a shared digital space, participating in online forums, sharing work offline, collaborating with other writers, responding to feedback online, and supporting other writers.

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