Going Google

Author: Jared J. Covili
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1506325297
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Unique ideas for authentic, 21st-century learning! Use this easy-access guide to discover exactly how and why Google’s latest internet tools can help prepare your students for the modern workplace! Quickly scan for detailed guidance and learn: Which tools help you meet 21st century learning skills and the new ISTE Standards for Students of Google Classroom, Google Drive, Google Earth, YouTube, and more 5 major points to consider before using each tool Includes a handy glossary of tech terms, a new companion website, teacher vignettes, screen casts, project tutorials, and classroom management tips.

Computer Security Handbook Set

Author: Seymour Bosworth
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118851749
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Computer security touches every part of our daily lives from our computers and connected devices to the wireless signals around us. Breaches have real and immediate financial, privacy, and safety consequences. This handbook has compiled advice from top professionals working in the real world about how to minimize the possibility of computer security breaches in your systems. Written for professionals and college students, it provides comprehensive best guidance about how to minimize hacking, fraud, human error, the effects of natural disasters, and more. This essential and highly-regarded reference maintains timeless lessons and is fully revised and updated with current information on security issues for social networks, cloud computing, virtualization, and more.

Rethinking Pedagogy for a Digital Age

Author: Helen Beetham
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136158030
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Through a critical discussion of the issues surrounding the design, sharing and reuse of learning activities, the second edition of Rethinking Pedagogy for a Digital Age examines a wide range of perspectives on effectively designing and delivering learning activities to ensure that future development is pedagogically sound, learner-focused, and accessible. This powerful book: • examines the reality of design in practice • shares tools and resources to guide practice • analyses design within complex systems • discusses the influence of open resources on design • includes design principles for mobile learning • explores practitioner development in course teams • presents scenarios for design for learning in an uncertain future Illustrated by case studies from across disciplines and supported by a helpful appendix of tools and resources for researchers, practitioners and teachers, the second edition of Rethinking Pedagogy for a Digital Age is an essential guide to designing for 21st Century learning.

Apps for Learning Middle School

Author: Harry J. Dickens
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1452243069
Format: PDF
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Turn your classroom into a digital adventure in learning with the best apps for middle school classrooms, such as Play2Learn, SpellBoard, Solar Walk, Book Creator, and more!

Student powered Podcasting

Author: Christopher Shamburg
Publisher: International Society for Technology in educ
ISBN: 9781564842619
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Presents a guide for educators interested in using podcasting to enhance curriculum, to teach students technical skills, and to engage them in the world around them.

Empower English Language Learners With Tools From the Web

Author: Lori Langer de Ramirez
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1412972426
Format: PDF, ePub
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Discover how Web 2.0 tools can advance English language learning! Today’s interactive Web tools offer teachers of English language learners a wealth of opportunities to inspire and motivate their students. Aligned with national TESOL standards, this user-friendly, research-based guide shows how Web 2.0 tools can improve English language proficiency and build 21st-century skills. Readers will find: Relevant descriptions of a wide range of Web tools, from blogs and podcasts to social networking and more Classroom-ready projects and tips for elementary, middle, and high school students Guidelines to support safe and appropriate Internet use

Technology and Literacy

Author: Jennifer Nelson
Publisher: American Library Association
ISBN: 0838911080
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Explains why it is important for libraries to offer rich media technology-based programs for youth, and how you can do it in your library.

Going Online with Protocols

Author: Joseph P. McDonald, Janet Mannheimer Zydney, Alan Dichter, and Elizabeth McDonald
Publisher: Teachers College Press
ISBN: 0807771910
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Many users of the popular professional development book, The Power of Protocols, discovered that protocols are also very useful for online teaching. This new book, by three of the same authors, focuses on using protocols to enhance learning with their students in multiple environments including onlinea growing sector of the educational world. Going Online with Protocols lays out the diverse challenges faced by teachers and by facilitators in the online world and provides readers with strategies to tackle them. The authors provide online adaptations for such traditional protocols as the Tuning Protocol, the Collaborative Assessment Conference, and the Consultancy Protocol. They also offer entirely new protocols unique to online environments. This dynamic resource combines a rich theoretical background with step-by-step illustrations of powerful protocols, along with tips on how and when to use them.

Teaching Models

Author: Clare R. Kilbane
Publisher: Pearson College Division
ISBN: 9780205609970
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This new book provides educators with practical help for using a myriad of available digital tools to transform time-tested models of teaching in order to make 21st century learning more efficient, effective, and engaging. The authors focus on helping educators design effective instruction that successfully addresses the individual and shared learning needs of the diverse population of students in today's dynamic, fast-paced, technology-driven, global society. In it the authors show when and how to use the unprecendented variety of powerful teaching resources available, and how to coordinate their use to best prepare students for the education and workforce demands in their futures.

Learning on the Blog

Author: Will Richardson
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1412995701
Format: PDF, ePub
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Best-selling author Will Richardson's collection of blog posts on today's key education topics that describe how to reform schools to prepare students for 21st-century careers.