Empowering Students With Technology

Empowering Students With Technology

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From an international leader in facilitating the integration of technology into learning and critical thinking, Empowering Students With Technology will energize the classroom with exciting ideas that will spark students' interest and rekindle the thrill of teaching.

This timely handbook helps students and teachers connect content to real life through new resources and learning relationships that are available through technology. E-VENTURES, learning adventures powered by technology, will provide practical lesson ideas. Featured real-life stories demonstrate not only what is possible but also what technology is already accomplishing in classrooms. Fifty Web sites to support great teaching and learning are also included.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 210.8 x 276.9 x 10.2mm | 385.56g
  • SAGE Publications Inc
  • Corwin Press Inc
  • Thousand Oaks, United States
  • English
  • 1575173727
  • 9781575173726
  • 1,655,814

About Alan C. November

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.
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Table of contents

PrefaceIntroduction1. Teaching and Learning the Structure of Information Information Literacy: A New Basic Skill MAPping the Internet: Meta-Web Information, Author, and Purpose Confusing Technical Mastery with Critical Thinking Blocking Versus Access Professional Growith Opportunity: Relate and Reflect on Chapter 12. Empowering Learning by Expanding Relationships Planning for Learning (Instead of Technology) The Underused Fax Machine Video Conferencing E-mail in a Cultural Context Teacher-Created Web Sites Publishing Student Work on the Webq Professional Growth Opportunity: Relate and Reflect on Chapter 23. Emerging Roles Within the Knowledge Community Teachers as Digital Immigrants Help and Support in Your Own Backyard Benchmarking Educational Practice to the Knowledge Community Shifting Control Raising Expectations: Students as Knowledge Producers Managing Fear Professional Growth Opportunity: Relate and Reflect on Chapter 34. Accessing Primary Sources to Enhance Critical Thinking Using Primary Sources Teaching the Skills to Assess Primary Sources Professional Growth Opportunity: Relate and Reflect on Chapter 45. Building Knowledge Without Boundaries: Online Learning Online Learning Pioneers on the Digital Frontier Changing Roles and Interactions Students Involved in Online Learning Teachers Invloved in Online Learning Individual Courses: Supporting Learning Building on Exceptional Programs Professional Growth Opportunity: Relate and Reflect on Chapter 5AppendixBibliographyIndex
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