Research into .....
The driving question from my original research paper remained consistent through the three semesters of the Masters program. The question arose from the quandry created from the observation that language arts is unique in its content and in its CCSS. Seventh grade language arts is less about acquiring knowledge, but about acquiring reading and writing skills. The challenge then is how to use tools now available to foster growth of those skills.
Action Research Paper
The link for the action research paper will give you a complete picture of the implementation, instruction, treatment, results, analysis and next steps on the topic "Effects of Digital Tools on Developing Literacy Skills in Middle School Students.
In preparation for the action research paper, I prepared this Literature Review Table as a springboard for the work that followed.