November 2012 • Volume 44 • Number 2 • Pages 39-48
Multimodal Learning Clubs
Students in multimodal learning clubs use a variety of texts to learn important content.
|This article reflects the following This We Believe characteristics: Meaningful Learning, Multiple Learning Approaches, School Environment
Article Description: Multimodal learning clubs link principles of motivation and engagement with 21st century technological tools and texts to support content area learning. The author describes how a sixth grade health teacher and his class incorporated multimodal learning clubs into a unit of study on human body systems. The students worked collaboratively online and in the classroom with a texts that ranged from standard print, digital, and fixed and moving images. The author describes the implementation of the project and provides implications for practitioners.
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Heather Casey is an associate professor at Rider University in Lawrenceville, NJ. E-mail: email@example.com
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