ERIC Number: ED441395
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
Girls & Technology: An Idea Book for Educators & Parents.
National Coalition of Girls' Schools, Concord, MA.
This booklet represents an effort to combine research findings, strategies, teaching and parenting tips, activities, career profiles, and print and online information that can help make technology more accessible to girls. Chapters include: "Why a Focus on Girls & Technology: New Priorities"; "Girls & Technology: Different Styles of Learning"; "Girls & Technology: Different Teaching Strategies"; "Technology Tips for Teachers & Parents"; "The Internet: An Incredible Resource!"; "Computer Games for Girls"; and "Girls, Work and the 21st Century." A final section, "Technology in the Classroom: A Sampling of Ideas from Teachers," presents over 40 pages of lesson plans, activities, assignments, and charts and diagrams to guide teachers in integrating technology into the curriculum. A selected bibliography and a list of additional selected organizational resources with contact information are also included. At the end of the booklet is a brief description of the National Coalition of Girls' Schools (NCGS). (AEF)
Descriptors: Computer Literacy, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Resources, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Females, Learning Activities, Lesson Plans
National Coalition of Girls' Schools, 228 Main Street, Concord, MA 01742. Tel: 978-287-4485; Fax: 978-287-6014; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: http://www.ncgs.org.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Parents; Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA.
Authoring Institution: National Coalition of Girls' Schools, Concord, MA.