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From Texting to Teaching : Grammar Instruction in a Digital Age (Hardcover) (Jeremy Hyler & Troy Hicks)
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This book offers strategies and activities to help teachers use online tools, mobile apps, and iPads to re-vamp their grammar lessons for today’s classroom. Bestselling authors Hyler and Hicks explain that since students live in a digital world, it is crucial for teachers to differentiate between the sort of language used in texting or on social media and the language used in an academic environment. The authors present a variety of activities that use digital tools to show students the relevance of grammar in different contexts. Each chapter includes practical lesson ideas to make learning concepts such as spelling, sentence structure, and punctuation an engaging and interactive process.