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iPed: Pedagogy for Digital Text Production


Reading Teacher Volume 65, Number 1, ISSN 0034-0561


Reading and writing are being transformed by global changes in communication practices using new media technologies. This article introduces iPed, a research-based pedagogy that enables teachers to navigate innovative digital text production in the literacy classroom. The pedagogy was generated in the context of a longitudinal digital literacy intervention in a school that services low-socioeconomic and ethnically diverse students. The iPed pedagogy synthesizes four key pedagogies that were salient in the analysis of over 180 hours of lesson observations: link, challenge, cocreate, and share. The strengths of iPed include connecting to students' home cultures, critical media literacy, collaborative and creative digital text production, and gaining cosmopolitan recognition within global communities.


Mills, K.A. & Levido, A. (2011). iPed: Pedagogy for Digital Text Production. Reading Teacher, 65(1), 80-91. Retrieved December 15, 2019 from .

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