Lesson 3.1: Digital Essays

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  • To explore platforms for creating digital essays.
  • To learn ways to enhance essays in Google Docs with multimedia.

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News flash! The 5-paragraph essay is out... digital storytelling is in!

Read this blog post about creating digital essays, thinking about the power of writing using multimedia.

Digital Essays: Taking Research Writing into the 21st Century Using Buncee

If you missed it, HERE is an example digital research project created using Buncee.

Questions for Reflection:

  • How does the use of multimedia elements make the text more interactive?
  • Can allowing more creative writing projects like this increase student engagement?
  • Has volume or sophistication of writing been sacrificed by the digital format?


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