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 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 "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


Language Educator

Educational Leadership

EdTech Magazine

The Science Teacher

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