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The Best of Corwin: Educational Technology for School Leaders / Edition 1

The Best of Corwin: Educational Technology for School Leaders / Edition 1

by Lynne R. Schrum


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The Best of Corwin: Educational Technology for School Leaders / Edition 1

The 21st century is here—are you ready?

This collection offers some of the most important chapters from Corwin’s leadership and educational technology books and focuses on 21st century challenges, technology and learning, cyber safety, and cyber bullying. Best-selling author Lynne Schrum’s edited volume explores the following topics and more:

  • Ways to create the new educational environment today’s learners need
  • How to lead change in schools
  • Curriculum, instruction, and assessment in the 21st century
  • Methods for creating a safe environment, including preventing cyberbullying
  • Assessing 21st century learning: how schools can examine progress and growth

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781452217277
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 10/05/2011
Series: Best of Corwin Series
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 6.80(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Lynne Schrum is Dean of the Abraham S. Fischler College of Education at Nova Southeastern University, Ft. Lauderdale, FL. Previously, she was the Dean of the College of Education and Human Services at West Virginia University. Prior to that, she was a professor and coordinator of elementary education in the College of Education and Human Development at George Mason University. Her research and teaching focus on preparing teachers for the 21st century, appropriate uses of information technology, and leadership in a digital world. She has written eleven books and numerous articles on these subjects; the most recent is How 2, Web 2: How to for Educators. Schrum served on AERA’s Council, was editor of the Journal of Research on Technology in Education (JRTE) (2002-2012), and is a past-president of the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE).

Table of Contents

Preface - Lynne Schrum
Introduction - Lynne Schrum
About the Editor
About the Contributors
Part I. Our 21st-Century Schools
1. Partnering: A Pedagogy for the New Educational Landscape - Marc Prensky
2. No More Cookie-Cutter High Schools - Frank S. Kelly, Ted McCain, and Ian Jukes
3. Strategic Leadership: Encouraging and Assessing Technology Integration - Lynne Schrum and Barbara B. Levin
4. Emerging Roles Within the Knowledge Community - Alan November
Part II. Technology-Powered Classrooms
5. Understanding Youth and Digital Media - Jessica K. Parker
6. "Short": Social Networking in a Low-Tech Environment - William Kist
7. Why Use Web 2.0 Tools With ELLs? - Lori Langer de Ramirez
8. Assessment in the Partnership Pedagogy - Marc Prensky
Part III. Safety and Policy Matters
9. Policies, Procedures, and Contracts: Communicating Expectations to Teachers, Students, and Parents - Aimée M. Bissonette
10. Preventing Cyberbullying - Sameer Hinduja and Justin W. Patchin
11. Top Ten Rules That Govern School Authority Over Student Cyber Expressions - Jill Joline Myers, Donna S. McCaw, and Leaunda S. Hemphill

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