Photos, music can inspire creativity and improve student writing

01/10/2010 | Edutopia magazine · Edutopia magazine

Teachers can inspire students' creativity and improve their writing by incorporating multimedia and technology into writing lessons, writes a fifth-grade teacher. Show students vivid photos and video clips and play instrumental music that relates to the scenery to spur student writing, Dave Somoza urges. He recommends teachers inspire students with digital tools such as TrekEarth, Microsoft Photo Story 3 or Soundslides.

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