ERIC Number: ED591901
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2017-Dec-4
Abstractor: As Provided
NOW Classrooms, Grades 9-12: Lessons for Enhancing Teaching and Learning through Technology. NOW Classrooms Series
Ormiston, Meg; Parker, Scott D.; Lubbers, Tom; Fitzharris, Gretchen; Lawrence, Ellen K.; Aquino, Katie N.
Developed specifically for grades 9-12, this resource presents classroom-ready lessons that support the ISTE Standards for Students. Use the lessons, which focus on four essential skills-- communication, collaboration, critical thinking, and creativity--to take instruction and learning to the next level through the use of technology. Each chapter includes strategies for developing authentic learning experiences and discussion questions readers can use for personal reflection. (1) Understand that real transformational change results from teaching and learning, not ever-changing digital devices; (2) Give students opportunities to exercise their voice, choice, and creativity using multimedia and digital tools; (3) Implement practical novice-, operational-, and wow-level lessons and tips for using digital tools in classroom lessons; (4) Connect each lesson to career and technical education (CTE) courses, such as entrepreneurship, culinary arts, web design, and many more; and (5) Help students keep themselves and their data safe online and make ethical decisions on the Internet.
Descriptors: High School Students, Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12, Lesson Plans, Communication Skills, Cooperation, Critical Thinking, Creativity, Teaching Methods, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Vocational Education, Internet, Safety
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: High Schools; Secondary Education; Grade 9; Junior High Schools; Middle Schools; Grade 10; Grade 11; Grade 12
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