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Palm OS Handhelds in the Elementary Classroom: Curriculum and Strategies
     

Palm OS Handhelds in the Elementary Classroom: Curriculum and Strategies

by Michael Curtis, Elliot Soloway (Editor), Cathleen Norris, Janine Kopera
 
Schools and districts are moving ahead with handhelds because the technology is cost-effective and can improve access for all students. But how can elementary teachers effectively integrate these powerful little learning tools into everyday curriculum? This book shows how, with detailed activity guides that range from small, independent lesson plans to full-fledged

Overview

Schools and districts are moving ahead with handhelds because the technology is cost-effective and can improve access for all students. But how can elementary teachers effectively integrate these powerful little learning tools into everyday curriculum? This book shows how, with detailed activity guides that range from small, independent lesson plans to full-fledged cross-curricular units. The authors handheld gurus with years of experience using handhelds in the classroom provide real answers and resources, not just lists of things to consider. Packaged with the book is a CD-ROM of software aimed at younger students, including a student organizer, a spreadsheet, and a self-assessment tool.

FEATURES
Practical advice for leveraging the unique capabilities of handhelds in the elementary classroom
Guidelines for program development and setup, classroom management, and hardware and software upgrades
More than 30 thematically linked lesson plans modeling the use of educational software bundled on the accompanying CD-ROM
Comprehensive listings of hardware and software resources, content providers, and online support options

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781564842084
Publisher:
International Society For Technology In Education (ISTE)
Publication date:
09/09/2004
Pages:
276
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)

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