ERIC Number: ED478302
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2003
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A Teacher's Guide to Using Technology in the Classroom.
Ivers, Karen S.
This book is designed to assist new and practicing teachers with implementing technology into the curriculum. It focuses on the pedagogical issues of technology--using technology as an instructional and management tool and to meet students' needs. Chapter 1 examines technology standards for teachers, how to learn more about computers, and where to find technology support at schools. Chapter 2 introduces teachers to a variety of productivity tools and resources designed to assist them with classroom management and creating instructional activities; it provides links to Internet resources, including lesson plans, online discussion groups, and professional organizations. Chapters 3 addresses how teachers can use technology to meet the needs of all students, including English language learners, gifted learners, students with physical challenges, and students with learning disabilities. Chapter 4 examines technology standards for students, as well as computer policies and issues. Chapter 5 helps teachers categorize the different types of software and make wise instructional choices; recommended software titles are listed. Chapter 6 describes Internet resources and activities for students, as well as guidelines on how teachers can use these resources. Chapter 7 offers strategies for effectively managing and assessing the use of technology in the classroom and provides examples of assessment techniques, grouping strategies, classroom computer schedules, and lesson ideas. Includes a glossary and an index. (Most chapters contain references.) (MES)
Descriptors: Computer Software Selection, Courseware, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Internet, Standards, Student Needs, Technology Uses in Education
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
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Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
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