By Jean M Casey
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I cannot stress enough to you the importance of your careful preview and selection of software. Always ask yourself, "Is the student in control of his or her learning and what is the objective of this program? " In The Promise and the Threat of Microcomputers in Language Education, Frank Smith said, "If computers are just used for drill and kill we would be better off without them" (Smith 1984). The promise or hope of technology in the literacy classroom is realized when it is used as a tool to empower the student to read and write.
They definitely do not need touch typing to begin to write. When they begin writing daily you need to introduce the keyboard and home keys: see Figure 3 that we used with kindergarten and first graders in the classroom. With a simple little story we explained that the pinky finger stays on a but visits the neighbor keys q and z as well. This kind of in-class activity along with paper keyboards is the place to start. Then you need to choose a touch typing program like the typing program included in the Waterford Early Reading Series or some of the others you find in the Clearinghouse reviews, and always look for a desirable or exemplary rating on the software.
See Figure 4. A teacher reading this kind of story can use discussion and literature such as Peter's Chair by Ezra Keats (Keats 1998) to help the child work through her fears of a new baby in the family. Without this new tool that allows children to write what is on their minds every day, the teacher could not provide this type of meaningful learning. Printing out children's daily writing is another important feature of using technology. Children need to be given the opportunity to print out their pieces daily, and then share them in class and at home with parents and other family members.
Creating the early literacy classroom: activities for using technology to empower elementary students by Jean M Casey