Going Google

Author: Jared J. Covili
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1506325297
Format: PDF
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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.

5 Skills for the Global Learner

Author: Mark Barnes
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1483382923
Format: PDF
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Tap the power of digital learning! In today’s digital world, distance and cultural differences are inconsequential. Technology empowers students and provides them with unlimited resources and opportunities. With this easy guide, you’ll learn the five essential skills to transform students into global learners: Creating and sharing digital information Using social media Digital publishing Building a personal learning network Using aggregators to create, maintain, and share content Loaded with tips and examples for using PLNs, Facebook, Twitter, Skype, YouTube, Jing, and other essential tools, this breakthrough guide to incredible learning opportunities will keep you and your students a step ahead!

Apps for Learning Middle School

Author: Harry J. Dickens
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1452243069
Format: PDF, ePub
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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!

Rethinking Pedagogy for a Digital Age

Author: Helen Beetham
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136158030
Format: PDF
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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.

Computer Security Handbook Set

Author: Seymour Bosworth
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118851749
Format: PDF, ePub
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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.

Teaching Tech Savvy Kids

Author: Jessica K. Parker
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1412971500
Format: PDF, Docs
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Written for secondary school teachers, this resource expands educators' understanding of the relationship between their students and digital media and shows how to design learning opportunities that make the most of that relationship. Based on the findings of a three-year study on youth and their use of digital media for informal learning, this book gives teachers a deeper awareness of the characteristics of "iGeneration culture" and the dynamic potential for student learning through digital media, such as fostering collaboration, creativity, feedback, and critiques. Presented in a teacher-friendly format, each of the chapters include: - A description of each digital medium - A vignette about a young person using the medium - Advice about navigating digital media for both novice and expert teachers, plus activities and sidebars - A section addressing myths related to each medium - A section on pedagogical implications and practices, including activities Teaching Tech Savvy Kids provides examples of how to integrate digital media into secondary classrooms, explains how key characteristics of digital media can help to revitalize pedagogical practices, and increases teachers' options for offering more engaged, student-centered learning opportunities.

Student powered Podcasting

Author: Christopher Shamburg
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781742392912
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Podcasting is a powerful tool for teaching 21st century literacy - the literacy of social processes. Not only will students learn technology skills that they can use throughout their lives, but podcasting also connects and applies students' learning to 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, Docs
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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, ePub, Mobi
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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, ePub
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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.