Using High-Tech Tools to Create a Culture of Literary Nerds
with Megan Ellis

In a world of video games, YouTube, Instagram, and Facebook, how do we get kids excited about reading? By using those tools to engage them in the reading process, of course! This presentation will address projects and activities that encourage students to determine theme, analyze literature and write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence, as well as use technology to create and publish student work. Learn how to cultivate students’ love of reading using a variety of activities and free Web 2.0 tools