Supporting Learning with Technology: Essentials of Classroom Practice
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Summary: Why is learning with technology so important for today s classrooms?And how can educators find time to become familiar with technology in order to use it in classrooms? Supporting Learning with Technology: Essentials of Classroom Practice provides a new, unique approach tailored for future educators like you. Organized by Student Learning Goals Unique in its presentation of student s learning goals first rather than ...the technology tool it focuses you on the learner and learning rather than the technology. Each chapter presents: a learning goal supported by a foundation of research and theory. guidelines, examples and activities to consider when creating technology-enhanced lessons. A variety of technology tools and lesson activities across grade levels and content areas. The Essentials No need to wade through a lot of information this text provides the basics you need to know to integrate technology into your future classroom while providing classroom examples that can be used with a variety of technology tools rather than just one. Meet the Needs of Today s Students Integrated Learning Needs Margin Notes help you address the learning needs of ALL students including English Language Learners (ELL) and other students with diverse needs. Integrated Assessment This text provides a number of assessment tools such as rubrics, checklists, and other assessment forms. Application for Today s Classroom Case-Based Approach A classroom-based case invites you into each chapter to explore learning goals and technology. Related case-based questions within and at the end of each chapter encourage you to critically consider chapter material and its application to the classroom. Guidelines and Tips -- provide quick, quality teaching guidelines for instruction at your fingertips. Technology Tools features identify what technology tools will help you reach your intended learning goal for your future students. Learning Activities provide you with an opportunity to apply the chapter s guidelines and technology tool discussions to a variety of learning activities related to all grade levels and content areas. Sample Lesson The end of every chapter presents a lesson plan based on the opening case and walks you through how the educator adapted it to meet learners needs by utilizing the text s Lesson Analysis and Adaptation Worksheet provided in chapter 1. Teacher Productivity This unique chapter helps support future educators in their everyday tasks.
Joy L. Egbert is the author of Supporting Learning with Technology: Essentials of Classroom Practice, published 2008 under ISBN 9780131721180 and 0131721186. One hundred eighty eight Supporting Learning with Technology: Essentials of Classroom Practice textbooks are available for sale on ValoreBooks.com, eight used from the cheapest price of $55.50, or buy new starting at $64.94. [read more]