Empowering Students With Technology
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Empowering Students With Technology

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From an international leader who demonstrates the ways in which technology can expand students' learning experiences and strengthen critical thinking, this second edition of Alan November's best-selling book promises to energize classrooms with innovative ideas to spark learners' interest and rekindle your joy of teaching.



The updated edition of Empowering Students With Technology helps students and teachers connect content to real life through fifty Web sites, new resources, and the wide world of learning relationships that are available through technology. Learning adventures powered by technology provide practical lesson ideas. Real-life stories demonstrate not only what is possible but also what technology is already accomplishing in classrooms.





Updated throughout, this timely revision includes new information about online learning and examines:





- Information literacy


- Learning in a globally connected knowledge community


- Increased access to information


- New relationships in 21st-century learning.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 136 pages
  • 193.04 x 279.4 x 10.16mm | 294.83g
  • Thousand Oaks, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 1412974259
  • 9781412974257
  • 291,808

Table of contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
About the Author
Introduction
1. 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 Growth Opportunity: Relate and Reflect on Chapter 1
2. Empowering Learning by Expanding Relationships
Planning for Learning (Instead of Technology)
Revisiting the Role of the Family
E-mail in a Cultural Context
Teacher-Created Web Sites
Publishing Student Work on the Web
Professional Growth Opportunity: Relate and Reflect on Chapter 2
3. 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 3
4. 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 4
5. Online Learning
Pioneers on the Digital Frontier
Changing Roles and Interactions
Students Involved in Online Learning
Teachers Involved in Online Learning
Individual Courses: Supporting Learning
Professional Growth Opportunity: Relate and Reflect on Chapter 5
Appendix
Bibliography
Index
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"Alan November provides an exceptional lens that clarifies the confusion in the field. Educators know the significance and the impact of technology on education, but many don't understand how to make good use of technology to further student learning. November presents both the theoretical and practical in such a compelling way that it makes me want to remind educators that we cannot keep doing what we have always done-not with the possibilities that technology opens for us!" -- Bena Kallick, Educational Consultant
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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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