ERIC Number: ED400784
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Internet Jones: An Educator's Guide to Traveling on the Information Superhighway!
The purpose of this publication is to: (1) offer an overview of the Internet and its educational applications; (2) provide teachers and students with a guide for a hands-on experience with the Internet; (3) show how educational resources from around the world can be brought into the classroom; and (4) show how some educators have used the Internet. Dedicated to improving mathematics and science education for students everywhere, teacher Juanetta Jones stands for educational equity, making learning available to all. This document tells her story in comic book form--a journey of discovering educational resources on the Information Superhighway. Also included is a description of the Internet; getting connected to the Internet; Internet operations and applications, including e-mail and news, Telnet, information retrieval applications, and the World Wide Web; and online sources for further information. Addresses are provided for the National Network of Eisenhower Mathematics and Science Regional Consortia and National Clearinghouse. (AEF)
Publication Type: Creative Works; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Research for Better Schools, Inc., Philadelphia, PA.; Mid-Atlantic Eisenhower Consortium for Mathematics and Science Education, Philadelphia, PA.