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William G. Brozo - Kathleen Puckett
Supporting Content Area Literacy with Technology
Drawing on concepts of universal design and flexible curriculum access, this vital new book demonstrates how you can employ up-to-the-minute technology to make content literacy strategies more engaging and responsive to the learning needs of all students. The evidence-based procedures, explicit instruction strategies, and authentic activities guide you in integrating curriculum with English/language arts, social studies, science, and math content literacy. The authors’ basic framework enables you to adapt the plan to your classroom resources and requirements, reducing the barriers to learning and opening the door to greater student achievement. With the support of these appropriate technology techniques you’ll be ready to turn your classroom into a powerful learning community!
“With many school districts looking for ways to differentiate instruction and use . . . technology, I can see this text becoming a serious reference tool on how to add technology to help content instruction for all learners.” –Patti Taillacq, instructional para-educator, Marlborough Intermediate Elementary, Massachusetts
“Even though I have been in education for 34 years, I found the content of this [book] to be ‘new’ information and I learned something different from each chapter. The authors have a very good grasp of what teachers need and want.” –Melodie Santana, assistant principal, Suva Intermediate School, California
William G. Brozo is a literacy scholar, literacy consultant, teacher, and the author of numerous articles and books on reading, including Content Literacy for Today’s Adolescents: Honoring Diversity and Building Competence and 50 Content Area Strategies for Adolescent Literacy. His columns include The Reading Teacher’s “Content Literacy,” and the “Strategic Moves” column in Thinking Classroom.
Kathleen Puckett has thirty-seven years of experience as a teacher, administrator, and teacher educator in special education. She is the coauthor of Preparing to Use Technology: A Practical Guide to Curriculum Integration.
Ch. 1 Content Literacy and Technology: A Twenty-First-Century Approach for Children with Diverse Abilities 1
Ch. 2 Content Literacy and Learning Strategies 22
Ch. 3 Designing Lessons to Meet a Wide Range of Abilities 69
Ch. 4 Social Studies: Content Literacy and Technology 87
Ch. 5 Language Arts: Content Literacy and Technology 111
Ch. 6 Science: Content Literacy and Technology 137
Ch. 7 Math: Content Literacy and Technology 158
Ch. 8 Technology Tools for Content Literacy Support 178