Friday, January 23, 2009

READ 500-04 Students



Explore the following sites and think about what they mean in terms of children's literacy practices out-of-school, and the implications of these practices for as their teacher in-school.

http://www.moshimonsters.com/

http://www.stardoll.com/en/

http://www.goaudition.co.uk

http://www.nick.com

http://www.clubpenguin.com

http://www.buildabearville.com

http://www.mytinyplanets.com

http://www.chamberofchat.com

http://www.whyville.net

http://www.webkinz.com/us_en/

http://www.weeworld.com

http://www.gaiaonline.com

Thanks Guy, for this list!

and

Once you've read James Paul Gee's article, "Lucidly Functional Language," visit and read through some of the how-to sites for a range of strategy card games played by 8 year-olds:

Comments:
I'm loving seeing my list of virtual worlds sandwiched between these online coffee breaks :)
 
LOL--work is never far away....
 
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