The Classroom Teacher's Technology Survival Guide (Google eBook)

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John Wiley & Sons, Feb 23, 2012 - Education - 240 pages
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A comprehensive guide for integrating educational technology inthe K-12 classroom

This is a must-have resource for all K-12 teachers andadministrators who want to really make the best use of availabletechnologies. Written by Doug Johnson, an expert in educationaltechnology, The Classroom Teacher's Technology SurvivalGuide is replete with practical tips teachers can easily use toengage their students and make their classrooms places where bothstudents and teachers will enjoy learning.

  • Covers the most up-to-date technologies and how they can bestbe used in the classroom
  • Includes advice on upgrading time-tested educational strategiesusing technology
  • Talks about managing "disruptive technologies" in theclassroom
  • Includes a wealth of illustrative examples, helpfulsuggestions, and practical tips

This timely book provides a commonsense approach to choosing andusing educational technology to enhance learning.


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User Review  - davidloertscher - LibraryThing

Doug Johnson is a master when it comes to using technology in schools and this book of advice to teachers starts at the very beginning. You mean to say that there are teachers who donít know or arenít ... Read full review

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Brilliant! (Although I may not be very objective since I wrote it.) Read full review


Why Should Classroom Teachers
QAAbout Some Basics
Using Technology for Professional Productivity
The Technology Upgrade
Teaching 21stCentury Skills
Managing Disruptive Technologies in
Commonsense Practices forSafe Technology Use and Ethical
Looking into the Crystal Ball

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About the author (2012)

Doug Johnson is the Director of Media and Technology for the Mankato, Minnesota Public Schools and serves as an adjunct faculty member of Minnesota State University. His long-running column "Head for the Edge," appears in Library Media Connection and he maintains the Blue Skunk Blog.

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