Bringing Technology Education Into K 8 Classrooms

Author: Edward Britton
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 9781412914659
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This invaluable resource is the first independent review of curriculum materials for technology and offers readers a practical guide to the latest technology textbooks and integrated resources.

Teaching Tech Savvy Kids

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

Teaching History in the Digital Classroom

Author: D.Antonio Cantu
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1315290634
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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While many methods texts have an add-on chapter on technology, this book integrates the use of technology into every phase of the teaching profession. Filled with decision-making scenarios and reflective questions that help bring the material to life, it covers the development of teaching technologies, developing lesson plans, and actual instructional models in history and social studies. An appendix provides sample lessons, sample tests, a list of resources, and other practical materials.

Bringing technology into the classroom

Author: Gordon Lewis
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 9780194425940
Format: PDF, Docs
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Describes and explains technologies in non-technical language Tips on using interactive whiteboards Includes a checklist of technology tools and suggestions for use Clear explanations and 'Try this' ideas give you confidence to introduce new technologies into your classroom Photocopiable worksheets to illustrate use of different technologies Website includes interactive activities showing technology in action

Classroom Integration of Type II Uses of Technology in Education

Author: Cleborne D Maddux
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136443193
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Develop new strategies for using computers in the classroom Educators have talked about using information technology to improve teaching since the beginning of the modern computer movement but true integration remains an elusive goal—for most. Classroom Integration of Type II Uses of Technology in Education finds teachers who have managed to take advantage of the sophistication, power, and affordability of today’s technology to develop new and better strategies for learning, despite the absence of an effective institutional infrastructure. This unique book reviews effective Type II teaching applications and software used at all educational levels, including Lego/Logo technologies, idea technologies, graphics software, laptop computers, and handheld computers. Information technology in schools has failed to fulfill its considerable potential because without a widespread instructional support system, computers are generally poorly used and not integrated meaningfully into classroom activities. But some educators have still been able to implement Type II applications of information technology in their educational settings. Classroom Integration of Type II Uses of Technology in Education looks at their innovative methods of using computers to bring about more effective teaching—and learning. Classroom Integration of Type II Uses of Technology in Education examines: computer activities of grade 1-5 students using Lego/Logo technologies using Kid-Pix graphics software for creative activities the Technology Integration Assessment Instrument (TIAI) gender disparity in computer-oriented problem solving a three-tiered, idea-technology classification system pre-service teacher preparation assistive technology definitions, legislation, and implementation issues lesson plans and document techniques for laptop computers an action/instructional model for using handheld wireless computers in the classroom Classroom Integration of Type II Uses of Technology in Education is an invaluable resource for academics working in information technology and education, and for K-12 teachers and administrators at all levels.

Overcoming Barriers To The Utilization Of Technology In The Classroom

Author: Constance A. Morella
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
ISBN: 0756708680
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Hearing held by the House of Representatives. Witnesses include: Dr. George O. Strawn, Executive Officer, Computer and Information Science and Engineering Directorate, National Science Foundation; Alan Spoon, President, The Washington Post, on behalf of the CEO Forum; Dr. Elizabeth Glowa, Director for Instructional Technology Support Team, Office of Global Access Technology, Montgomery County (MD) Public Schools; and Dr. James J. Fallon, Jr., Superintendent of Schools, East Hartford School District.

Bring the World Into Your Classroom Level 1 2

Author: JoBea Holt
Publisher: Shell Education
ISBN: 9781425808242
Format: PDF, Docs
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Learn to use Google Earth and add technological richness across the content areas in grades 1-2 with this highly engaging, easy-to-use resource that offers flexibility for authentic 21st century learning. This teacher-friendly book provides step-by-step instructions, lessons, and activities that integrate this technology into social studies, science, mathematics, and English language arts curriculum. All lessons are differentiated for a variety of learning styles and activities are leveled for all learners. In addition, suggestions for flexible groupings and for extension activities are also included. Using Google Earth(tm): Bring the World Into Your Classroom shows teachers how to help their students start their own .kmz folders and fill them with layers of locations that connect their own lives to the curriculum, and to build cross-curricular connections. The included Teacher Resource CD includes templates plus clear, easy-to-follow directions to lead students (and teachers) to see a global view by starting with their own neighborhoods and then moving outward. This resource is aligned to the interdisciplinary themes from the Partnership for 21st Century Skills and supports core concepts of STEM instruction.