Completing the Computer Puzzle: A Guide for Early Childhood Educators / Edition 1

Completing the Computer Puzzle: A Guide for Early Childhood Educators / Edition 1

by Suzanne Thouvenelle, Bewick, Thouvenelle, Cynthia J. Bewick
     
 

ISBN-10: 0205265448

ISBN-13: 9780205265442

Pub. Date: 10/29/2002

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.

This unique book connects solid knowledge of early education principles with technical computer experiences, emphasizing the role of the teacher and her responsibility for meaningful integration of computer technology in the early childhood classroom.

In an easy-to-read format, this book combines an informal style with clear graphics, diagrams, and photographs

Overview

This unique book connects solid knowledge of early education principles with technical computer experiences, emphasizing the role of the teacher and her responsibility for meaningful integration of computer technology in the early childhood classroom.

In an easy-to-read format, this book combines an informal style with clear graphics, diagrams, and photographs to enhance every learner's understanding of the critical issues in using computers with young children. Themes range from how to use computers, to supporting brain-based learning, to identifying software that provides electronic portfolios for authentic assessment. Other subjects include choosing appropriate hardware, establishing and introducing classroom computer centers, integrating computers with curriculum, common computer myths, involving parents, and using the Internet.

Early childhood educators, teachers, school administrators, and parents.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205265442
Publisher:
Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Publication date:
10/29/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
8.19(w) x 10.44(h) x 0.44(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

 1. The Teacher Is Key.

 2. Choosing Quality Software.

 3. Selecting Hardware.

 4. Setting Up and Introducing the Classroom Computer.

 5. Linking Computers with Curriculum and Assessment.

 6. Involving Parents: The Home/School Connection.

 7. Confronting Common Myths.

 8. Exploring the Internet: If the Internet Is the Answer, Then What Is the Question?

References.

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