Beyond Hardware

Beyond Hardware

by Christopher Moersch
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International Society For Technology In Education (ISTE)

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Beyond Hardware

This title provides a systematic approach for educators eager to promote higher-order thinking skills in the face of limited technology budgets. The author, who has been a school administrator and classroom teacher as well as researcher and national consultant, demonstrates why decision makers should invest technology dollars in teachers rather than in fancy new hardware. He provides a framework for using existing technology to develop and revise lesson plans that promote critical thinking skills. The book includes the author's empirically validated assessment tool and a detailed vision for future applications of instructional technology.

Worksheets and self-assessments for evaluating the effectiveness of a school's current technology implementation
Summaries and reviews of online technology assessment tools
Strategies for overcoming institutional barriers and applying systems analysis to technology decision-making
Blueprints for developing a technology-integrated curriculum that supports higher-order thinking skills

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781564841933
Publisher: International Society For Technology In Education (ISTE)
Publication date: 09/01/2002
Edition description: SPIRAL
Pages: 162
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.30(d)

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