ERIC Number: ED401880
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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Creating a Technologically Literate Classroom: Professional's Guide. Teacher Created Materials No. 887.
Garfield, Gary M.; McDonough, Suzanne
This book discusses how to effectively integrate technology into the classroom. It examines the benefits of curriculum development utilizing technology and presents sample learning activities. Highlights include: technology's past and present role in education; access to computers; the roles of teacher and learner; professional development; curriculum rewards, including two specific cases in point; strategic planning; integrated classroom technology projects; the uses of e-mail, the Internet, distance learning, and commercial online services; various technologies, including CD-ROMs and CD players, television, video and laser technology, digital cameras, and scanners and portfolios; ways to encourage schools or districts to develop educational technology programs; and effective and encouraging teacher behaviors. Also included is a list of suggested journals, organizations, and resources that may prove useful when integrating technology into the classroom. (Contains 28 references.) (AEF)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Computer Literacy, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Development, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Integrated Activities, Learning Activities, Professional Development, Strategic Planning, Teacher Role, Technology Integration
Teacher Created Materials, Inc., 6421 Industry Way, Westminster, CA 92683 ($9.95).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Reports - Descriptive
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