Richard Beach, Liz Boesler, and Candance Doerr-Stevens were Paul Allison and Susan Ettenheim's guests on Teachers Teaching Teachers on February 4, 2009. The talked about several projects in which they used blogs, wikis, and a ning to have students role play different characters in debates. We also talked about assessment of these projects.
Elizabeth (“Liz”) Boeser is an English/language arts teacher, Jefferson High School, Bloomington, MN, a teacher featured in Teaching Writing Using Blogs, Wikis, and other Digital Tools who conducted the online role-play activities.
Candance Doerr-Stevens is a former English teacher, and current graduate student at the University of Minnesota. Candance is also a staff member at the Minnesota Writing Project, and she is studying online role-play with Richard.
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