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Fresh Perspectives on New Literacies and Technology Integration

by Linda D. Labbo and Karen Place

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Fresh Perspectives on New Literacies and Technology Integration

Grades 5 – 8
Type Journal
Published March 2010
Publisher National Council of Teachers of English



This article provides practical ideas for integrating technologies into the classroom in ways that honor students' out-of-school technology funds of knowledge. The challenges and unintended consequences of integrating technology into the classroom and the role that video gaming can play in helping students find agency and the ability to think critically about print-based narratives are also included.


Labbo, Linda D. and Karen Place.  “Fresh Perspectives on New Literacies and Technology Integration.”  Voices from the Middle. March 2010:  9-18.


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