A Teacher's Guide to the Information Highway / Edition 1

A Teacher's Guide to the Information Highway / Edition 1

by William Wresch
     
 

ISBN-10: 0136215580

ISBN-13: 9780136215585

Pub. Date: 12/03/1996

Publisher: Pearson

This book takes two fold approach: how to navigate the internet and how to incorporate the internet into traditional curriculum. Describes the basics of Email, Gopher, and the World Wide Web. The book is tied into a 15-part PBS video series (15-30 minute segments) showing the Internet being used in real classrooms across the

Overview

This book takes two fold approach: how to navigate the internet and how to incorporate the internet into traditional curriculum. Describes the basics of Email, Gopher, and the World Wide Web. The book is tied into a 15-part PBS video series (15-30 minute segments) showing the Internet being used in real classrooms across the country. Offers a Web page for the book itself — with links to over 100 major World Wide Web sites for teachers and for supplementary materials. A guide for teachers integrating the Internet into the classroom.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780136215585
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
12/03/1996
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
202
Product dimensions:
7.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction. What's Out There?

I. GETTING CONNECTED.

2. Email to the World.
3. Getting Connected - Gopher.
4. Getting Connected - World Wide Web.

II. CURRICULUM INTEGRATION.

5. Classroom Management and the Net.
6. Introducing Students to the Net.
7. Curriculum Integration - Science and Math.
8. Curriculum Integration - Social Science.
9. Curriculum Integration - Humanities.

III. KEY PERSPECTIVES.

10. The School Library - Books in a Digital World.
11. Teachers - Training and Professional Resources.
12. District Planning, Wiring, and Acceptable Use.
13. International Perspectives - You Can/Can't Call There from Here.

IV. HOOKING UP TO THE INTERNET.

14. Hardware - Modems, Phone Lines, Access Points.
15. Access - Getting to the Net.
16. Futures - The Next Five Years.

V. RESOURCES FOR EDUCATORS.

17. Web Sites for Schools.

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >