Social Studies in the Cyberageby Scott M. M. Mandel, Amy Kinsman
Whether you have a classroom full of computers or a personal computer at home, you can use the Internet to enhance teaching. The philosophy of Social Studies in the Cyberage is to educate, not/i>/i>
Make the information superhighway work for you. Social Studies in the Cyberage helps you integrate the Internet and cooperative learning into the curricula.
Whether you have a classroom full of computers or a personal computer at home, you can use the Internet to enhance teaching. The philosophy of Social Studies in the Cyberage is to educate, not train, teachers on how to use the Internet to complement the curricula. This resource book offers strategies for finding the information you need and recommends several useful sites to start from. To exemplify how easy it is to use the Internet to supplement the daily curriculum, there are four general curricular areas, covering K–College, that walk you through locating resources, integrating the Internet, and creating Web sites or research reports. There's even a section that highlights how useful the Internet is for cooperative learning applications. To get you started, there a dozen lesson plans illustrating how many teachers are already taking advantage of the Internet. Social Studies in the Cyberage shows you how to turn the Internet into the ultimate teacher resource.
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