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Publisher: Corwin Press
November, Alan C.
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. Alan went on as a teacher and administrator in the Boston Public Schools, Lexington and Wellesley, Mass, 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 co-founder 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. He is the author of the best selling Corwin book, Empowering Students With Technology. An early book that he wrote at the dawn of new technology helped reorient the focus of education away from teaching computer languages like BASIC and instead toward student use of computer applications for authentic learning and critical thinking. The title sold more than 100,000 copies. Each July, Alan also leads the international Building Learning Communities summer conference near Boston.November, Alan C. is the author of 'Brave Teachers, Courageous Learners : Vision and Tools for E-Powered Classrooms' with ISBN 9781412924207 and ISBN 1412924200.