Project 1: The Writers Network
Box 3539 R.R.2
Tel: (709) 783-2780
||Grades 5 - 6
Start and Finish Dates:
||This school year.
The Writers Network will help with
both language and computer skills. It is aimed to foster
excellence in writing, as well as motivate a common love
The project provides a "real world" audience
for students who question the relevancy of writing as it
is for those with a particular interest in writing.
In our classroom, the Writers Network
will provide the opportunity to:
~ develop critical and creative thinking as well
as technological skills.
~ add motivational interest to academic work.
~ provide feedback and reinforcement throughout
the writing process.
~ integrate computers into everyday learning
activities as an effective tool for teaching writing.
Through access to specialized STEM-NET news groups,
the Writers Network facilitates
~ the development of a provincial network of good
~ the sharing of knowledge, skills and experience
by students throughout the province automated tools
of choice. Since its inception, the project has
expanded in the direction technology itself is
expanding, becoming easier and less daunting to use,
making of the computer a tool for unique and