ERIC Number: EJ547943
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
The Electrified Classroom: Using Technology in the Middle Grades.
Gilstrap, Robert L.
Childhood Education, v73 n5 p297-300 1997
Examines the use of technology under two different contexts: university courses for future middle school teachers, and middle school classrooms. Emphasizes the need for young adolescents to become technologically literate. Discusses different programs to help middle school students learn how to use technology, and at the same time helping them become better and more independent thinkers. (AA)
Descriptors: Appropriate Technology, Computer Attitudes, Computer Uses in Education, Curriculum Development, Educational Facilities Improvement, Educational Objectives, Educational Trends, Elementary Education, Instructional Design, Instructional Innovation, Middle School Students, Middle Schools, Technological Literacy, Technology Education
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue: Young Adolescents.