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ERIC Number: ED528762
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2012-Jan
Pages: 208
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: ISBN-978-1-1180-0233-9
ISSN: N/A
Digital Learning: Strengthening and Assessing 21st Century Skills, Grades 5-8
Serim, Ferdi
Jossey-Bass, An Imprint of Wiley
This comprehensive book offers a practical pathway for developing twenty-first-century skills while simultaneously strengthening content-area learning. "Digital Learning" contains a wealth of research-based practices to integrate the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) National Education Technology Standards (NETS) for both students and teachers. Each of the suggested project-based learning examples (in Language Arts, Mathematics, Science and Geography) can be used successfully as stand-alone units, but are even more effective when approached in a cross-disciplinary way. This book: (1) Provides detailed descriptions of each of the NETS, how to teach them, and how to know if students are meeting them; (2) Includes dozens of activities that integrate the NETS with each content area and align with Common Core standards; (3) Gives clear instruction on teaching twenty-first-century skills; and (4) Includes a complementary DVD with video interviews and project maps to help see how students are progressing. The digital learning described in this book has been created to meet the diverse needs of students in a variety of situations. Appended are: (1) Connect Your Classroom and Real Life: Career Clusters; (2) Multidisciplinary Project: Our Community Fifty Years from Now; and (3) How to Use the DVD. Notes and an index are also included. This book contains the following chapters: (1) Digital Age Learning: Why Now? Why Me?; (2) Rethinking Best Practices and Digital Age Learning; (3) The Digital Learning Process; (4) Do Try This at Home! Checking Your Digital Age Teaching and Learning Tool Kit; (5) Eyes on the Prize!; (6) Walking the Talk: Evolving Your Practice with NETS for Teachers. (Appended are: (1) Connect Your Classroom and Real Life: Career Clusters; (2) Multidisciplinary Project: Our Community Fifty Years from Now; and (3) How to Use the DVD.) [Foreword by Monica M. Beglau. DVD is not available from ERIC at this time.]
Jossey-Bass, An Imprint of Wiley. 10475 Crosspoint Boulevard, Indianapolis, IN 46256. Tel: 877-762-2974; Fax: 800-597-3299; e-mail: consumers@wiley.com; Web site: http://www.josseybass.com
Publication Type: Books; Non-Print Media; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Education; Elementary Secondary Education; Grade 5; Grade 6; Grade 7; Grade 8
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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