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    DescriptionBoost teacher/student Web literacy while using the Internet to enrich classroom instruction! This practical guidebook helps both teachers and students effectively find, sort, and evaluate information on the Web and illustrates how to use the Internet as a powerful tool for strengthening critical thinking skills across all content areas and grade levels. The author offers methods to conduct smarter, faster, and more productive student research and provides basic steps to help learners judge information for quality and validity. This resource covers: Formative assessments in each chapter Need-to-know information for studentsAe out-of-school, unfiltered researchTips for addressing plagiarismCommonly-used terminology


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    Title
    Web Literacy for Educators
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Alan C. November
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 128
    Width: 178 mm
    Height: 254 mm
    Thickness: 6 mm
    Weight: 307 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781412958424
    ISBN 10: 1412958423
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: EDU
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S3.8
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 20
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    Libri: I-ED
    BIC subject category V2: JNV
    B&T General Subject: 340
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 03
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 01
    BISAC V2.8: EDU039000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 17220
    B&T Approval Code: A93661400, A93661500
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    DC22: 371.3344678, 371.33/44678
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    B&T Approval Code: A37010200
    DC22: 004.678071
    BISAC region code: 4.0.1.0.0.0.0
    LC classification: LB1044.87 .N68 2008
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    LC classification: 2007047566
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    Illustrations note
    1, black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    SAGE Publications Inc
    Imprint name
    Corwin Press Inc
    Publication date
    26 June 2008
    Publication City/Country
    Thousand Oaks
    Author Information
    Alan November began his education career as a science and math teacher and a residential dorm counselor on an island reform school in Boston Harbor. November went on as a teacher and administrator in the Boston Public Schools, Lexington and Wellesley (Massachusetts) Public Schools, and the Glenbrook High Schools in Illinois. He has also taught in the graduate schools of education at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, and Seton Hall in New Jersey. He was the cofounder of the Institute for Education Leadership and Technology at Stanford University. He has presented in all 50 states, every province of Canada, across Europe, Asia, Central America, and South Africa. He is most proud of being named one of the first Christa McAuliffe Educators in the United States. November is the author of the best-selling book Empowering Students With Technology. Each July, November leads the international Building Learning Communities summer conference near Boston.
    Review quote
    "A huge contribution. The coverage is very complete, and the examples are engaging and very informative." -- Cheryl Oakes, Collaborative Content Coach for Technology 20070928 "Both the newcomer and the tech-savvy educator can find something useful from this well-organized, easy-to-follow book. A wonderful addition for any educator." -- Betsy Muller, Technology Consultant and Teacher 20070928 "Internet technology expert Alan November addresses everything an educator needs to know in this modern era to make use of the Internet for a better curriculum and how to address the problems it brings, such as plagiarism." -- Wisconsin Bookwatch, June 2008 20080711 "An outstanding guide for any education library." -- The Bookwatch, July 2008 20081121
    Table of contents
    Preface On the Web Acknowledgments About the Author Introduction 1. Web Basics for Critical Thinking 2. The Empowered Researcher 3. Get REAL: How to Validate Information on the Web 4. Look at the Links 5. Research Outside the Box: A Guide to Creative Searching 6. Expanding the Boundaries: Blogs, RSS, Podcasts, and Wikis 7. Strategies and Evaluation: Putting It All Together References Index