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Getting It Right
Aligning Technology Initiatives for Measurable Student Results
Author(s) : Ian Jukes, Matt McClure, Andrew Churches, Randolph MacLean
This book is designed to help educational leaders, decision makers, and teachers wade through the complexities of aligning technology planning with learning goals.
Literacy is NOT Enough
21st Century Fluencies for the Digital Age
Author(s) : Lee Crockett, Ian Jukes, Andrew Churches
Educating students to traditional literacy standards is no longer enough. If students are to thrive in their academic and 21st-century careers, then independent and creative thinking hold the highest currency. The authors explain in detail how to add these new components of literacy:
Literature and the Web
Reading and Responding with New Technologies
Author(s) : Allen Webb, Robert Rozema
From novels to short stories to poetry. From mythology to Milton to Orwell.
Literature and the Web
has ideas that will help crack open texts for any reader. Each of its chapters presents a different online strategy for guiding students through widely taught texts and even includes ways to use Web-based ideas in an offline setting. And Rozema and Webb provide blueprints for dozens of lessons, activities, and projects that are detailed enough to use tomorrow yet flexible enough for any context.
Reading the Web
Strategies for Internet Inquiry
Author(s) : Maya Eagleton, Elizabeth Dobler
acked with ideas and instructional activities that cut across all content areas, this engaging book provides a comprehensive framework for promoting vital Web literacy skills in grades 3-8. Teacher-friendly special features include helpful graphics, sidebars, practical tips, and nearly 100 reproducibles......
Supporting Content Area Literacy with Technology
Meeting the Needs of Diverse Learners
Author(s) : William Brozo, Kathleen Puckett
To make content area learning more engaging and meaningful for all students Kathy and Bill present teachers with a basic framework for pairing literacy strategies with readily available classroom technology. Drawing on concepts of universal design, and flexible curriculum access, the authors explore legislation authorizing the use of technology for learners with diverse abilities and offer teachers tools to make technology work in their classroom. Their evidence-based procedures, explicit instruction strategies, and authentic activities guide teachers in integrating curriculum with English/language arts, social studies, science, and math to reduce the barriers to learning and improve student achievement. Kathy and Bill's friendly advice and suggestions for technology adaptations for reading strategies are the just the support teachers need to turn their classroom into a powerful learning community that fosters reading comprehension and content le
Teaching Vocabulary with Hypermedia, 6-12
Author(s) : Susan OHara, Kathleen Puckett
Grades 6 - 12
Stay ahead of the curve with these fresh ideas for engaging adolescents through today's new media! Learn to make technology work for you with this guide to integrating hypermedia into your content area curriculum. Authors Susan O'Hara and Bob Pritchard navigate the virtual learning waters with you, demonstrating how to utilize meaningful hypermedia to develop students' content area vocabulary. Their strategies are concrete and research-based and provide a wealth of ways you can engage your students in building vocabulary as they create their own hypermedia applications. A CD-ROM of authentic classroom scenarios, internet links, and video demonstrates the techniques and tools discussed in the book and lets you see how the authors' ideas can work with your students.
Teaching With Wikis, Blogs, Podcasts & More
Dozens of Easy Ideas for Using Technology to Get Kids Excited About Learning
Author(s) : Kathleen Fitzgibbon
This book of quick tips and practical ideas shows how to fuse technology with everyday teaching. Readers will learn ways to use presentation software, e-portfolios, digital cameras, interactive whiteboard, and other teacher-tested tools to enhance learning and motivate students.
Teaching Writing Using Blogs, Wikis, and other Digital Tools
Author(s) : Richard Beach, Chris Anson, Lee-Ann Bruech, Thom Swiss
This book shows teachers how to use various digital tools-- including blogs, wikis, digital mapping, online chat, digital storytelling, podcasts, e-portfolios, and others to teach writing in the classroom. Packed with examples of teaching activities and student writing, this one-of-a-kind book demonstrates how to use.....
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