Going Google

Author: Jared J. Covili
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1506343015
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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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.

Human Computer Interaction Concepts Methodologies Tools and Applications

Author: Management Association, Information Resources
Publisher: IGI Global
ISBN: 1466687908
Format: PDF, Docs
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As modern technologies continue to develop and evolve, the ability of users to interface with new systems becomes a paramount concern. Research into new ways for humans to make use of advanced computers and other such technologies is necessary to fully realize the potential of 21st century tools. Human-Computer Interaction: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications gathers research on user interfaces for advanced technologies and how these interfaces can facilitate new developments in the fields of robotics, assistive technologies, and computational intelligence. This four-volume reference contains cutting-edge research for computer scientists; faculty and students of robotics, digital science, and networked communications; and clinicians invested in assistive technologies. This seminal reference work includes chapters on topics pertaining to system usability, interactive design, mobile interfaces, virtual worlds, and more.

5 Skills for the Global Learner

Author: Mark Barnes
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1483382923
Format: PDF, Mobi
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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!

Rethinking Pedagogy for a Digital Age

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

Computer Security Handbook Set

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

Student powered Podcasting

Author: Christopher Shamburg
Publisher: International Society for Technology in educ
ISBN: 9781564842619
Format: PDF, Mobi
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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
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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

Teaching Tech Savvy Kids

Author: Jessica K. Parker
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1412971500
Format: PDF, Kindle
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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.

Apps for Learning Middle School

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