ERIC Number: ED329230
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Learning Together: Computer-Integrated Classrooms.
Willing, Kathlene R., Ed.; Girard, Suzanne B., Ed.
This guide for using computers in the whole language classroom provides teachers with practical ideas for the use of computers to promote group interaction and cooperative learning, including: (1) software webs to assist theme development; (2) pre-computer activities to motivate students; (3) computer activities to develop software competence; (4) post-computer activities to reinforce learning; (5) matrices and checklists to use as evaluation tools; and (6) suggestions for initiating school projects and community events. Planned for teachers at the elementary level, grades one through eight, the guide is divided into 11 chapters: (1) Cooperative Learning with Computers; (2) Equipment and Materials; (3) Human Factors; (4) Using Software Across the Curriculum; (5) Using Theme-Related Software; (6) Integrating Computers with Whole Language; (7) Graphics/Text Software and Whole Language; (8) Word Processing Software and Whole Language; (9) Simulation Software and Whole Language; (10) Classroom Activities; and (11) Beyond the Classroom. A glossary, a list of software, a list of software publishers, and an index conclude the guide. (12 references) (DB)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Simulation, Computer Software Selection, Cooperative Learning, Educational Equipment, Elementary Education, Foreign Countries, Instructional Innovation, Microcomputers, Whole Language Approach, Word Processing
Pembroke Publishers, Ltd., 528 Hood Rd., Markham, Ontario, Canada L3R 3K9.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
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