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Athena Lester
By: Athena Lester
May 3, 2019

Writing on the Computer or by Hand: How Should the Homeschool Parent Integrate Technology and Composition?

Writing on the Computer or by Hand: How Should the Homeschool Parent Integrate Technology and Composition?

Although this blog is titled with a question, I will not definitively answer it. This is an opinion piece based on my personal mindset and experience, but it may be helpful to some homeschool educators who wonder how they should incorporate the computer into their student’s writing program. The fact is that kids born after 2000 are tech-innate. They don’t have to be taught how to use a smartphone or Google or a touch screen. They grow up …