Professional journal article assignment: sample articles/suggested journals


The Assignment

Write and submit for publication in a professional magazine for educators a 2-3 page article both briefly illustrating how to use your web 2.0 tool, and discussing how it can help teachers to reach their student learning goals.

  • Article draft due in class on January 24th (bring five copies)
  • You are invited to submit a draft via e-mail to Jeff no later than February 4th for review and feedback
  • Submit to professional publication no later than February 28th, sending Jeff--stanz@umich.edu--documentation of your submission (copy him on your submission email, for example, or forward him a copy of your web submission confirmation).


Lecture Notes

Articles written by MAC Alumni visiting class on January 10th:


Leah Armelagos & Adam Saligman “Piclits--Conquer the blank page in the classroom” (Learning & Leading with Tech.—August 2010)



Kim Garber & David Picking on Geogebra (Mathematics Teacher—October 2010)



Emily Polaczyk on Wallwisher (Middle Ground Magazine--January/February 2012)



Bob Ause on Museum Box (MACUL Journal--Summer 2010)



Caitlin Stansell on Piazza (MACUL Journal--Winter 2013)



Gren Agresar and Cristi Bell-Huff (MACUL Journal--Fall 2009)


Other recent articles written by MAC Alumni:


Mindy Broderick on Wikis in the Foreign Language classroom ("Creating your Own Space"--Language, March 2012)



Tom Ward on Wiffiti (Tech & Learning--March 2011)

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Tracy Schloemer & Susan Rinaldi on digity.com "Celebrating Serendipity: Connecting Chemistry and History" (Science Teacher--April/May 2011)



Amanda Hurless on Quizlet (MACUL Journal--Fall 2011)




Writing for Publication: Tips from Kristin



Journals to consider


Here are some suggestions for professional magazines to which you might consider submitting your article:

Tech & Learning (follow the Contact Us link at the bottom of the page)

Learning and Leading with Technology

MACUL Journal

Edutopia

Language Educator

Educational Leadership

EdTech Magazine

The Science Teacher
(http://www.nsta.org/publications/call-tst.aspx, http://www.nsta.org/publications/journals.aspx?lid=tnavhp#authors)

Library Media Connection

Mathematics Teacher

ASCD Express

Language Educator

Phi Delta Kappan

Social Education; Social Studies & the Young Learner

National Council of Teachers of English "School Talk"

Technology & Engineering Teacher

THE Journal

Middle Ground: The Magazine of Middle Level Education

Rethinking Schools

Meridian: A K-12 Information and Communication Technologies Journal

Science in School

Language Magazine