Teaching With the Tools Kids Really Use: Learning With Web and Mobile Technologies

Teaching With the Tools Kids Really Use: Learning With Web and Mobile Technologies

by Susan J. Brooks-Young
     
 

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A foundational guide for integrating mobile technologies into your classroom!

 

Designed to help educators deliver relevant instruction through the use of 21st-century technologies, this resource examines available low-cost hardware, explores free Web 2.0 tools, and sheds light on the pros and cons of using

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Overview

A foundational guide for integrating mobile technologies into your classroom!

 

Designed to help educators deliver relevant instruction through the use of 21st-century technologies, this resource examines available low-cost hardware, explores free Web 2.0 tools, and sheds light on the pros and cons of using mobile technologies for instructional support. Emphasizing the ethical use of technology, the book identifies:

  • Specific Web 2.0 options for supporting collaboration and communication in K–12 settings
  • Strategies for practical applications
  • A decision-making model for selecting appropriate mobile technologies and Web 2.0 tools for classroom use
  • Recommended books, Web sites, and online reports and articles for reference

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781452271248
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
02/01/2010
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
152
File size:
455 KB

Meet the Author

Susan Brooks-Young has been involved in the field of instructional technology since 1979. She was one of the original technology users in the district where she taught and has continued to explore ways in which technology can be used to facilitate student learning. She has worked as computer mentor, technology trainer, and technology curriculum specialist.  Prior to establishing her own consulting firm, Susan was a teacher, site administrator, and technology specialist in a county office of education in a career that spanned more than 23 years. Since 1986, she has published articles and software reviews in a variety of education journals. She is also author of a number of books which focus on effective use of technology in schools. Susan works with educators internationally, focusing on practical technology-based strategies for personal productivity and effective technology implementation in classrooms. Two current areas of particular interest for Susan are mobile technology and BYOT programs.

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