38 Web 2. 0 Articles That Will Turn Your Classroom Around

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Structured Learning LLC, 2011 - Education - 78 pages
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38 Tech Ed Articles–the 38 most requested 2011-12 tech ed articles from Ask A Tech Teacher© , a group of technology professionals who run an award-winning resource blog where they provide free materials, advice, lesson plans, pedagogic conversation, website reviews, and more. They cover critical topics like how blogging makes students better writers, the importance of social media to education, how to teach keyboarding the right way, top ten tips for teaching MS Word, why technology is important for all learners, what to include on the youngest child’s computer, using internet start pages in tech lab and more. Each article is quick (1-2 pages), pithy, and easy-to-understand. They’re written by a working tech teacher with fifteen years experience teaching technology to all age groups.   Articles include:
Tech Makes it Easy to Stay On Top of EverythingWhat Should You Include on a Younger Child’s Computer
What Every Parent Should Know About Computers
How to Talk to Your Child’s Teacher (Parent)
The Secret to Teaching Tech to Kids: Delegate
How Every Student Can Excel in Technology
Typical 45-minute Lesson–Kindergarten
Typical 45-minute Lesson—Grades 1-2
Typical 45-minute Lesson—Grades 3-5
Kids are Natural Problem Solvers
Are you as Tech-Smart as a Fifth Grader?
How to Solve the Hardest Computer Problem
Get Rid of Computer Fear
8 Simple Fixes if Your Computer Won’t Work
20 Techie Problems Every Student Can Fix
How to Teach Problem-solving with Oregon Trail and Win 7
3 Steps to Keep the Internet Child-Safe
What’s it Like to Be a Blogger?
How Blogs Make Students Better Writers
What Do You Think of Facebook in Schools?
Never Heard of Tagxedo?
Email Etiquette
3 Way Twitter Makes You a Better Writer
Using an Internet Start Page
How I Use Web 2.0 Tools to Communicate with Parents
41 Websites to Integrate Tech into Your Classroom
Five Great Summer Websites Your Kids Don’t Want to Miss
How Fast Should Kids Type
How to Teach Keyboarding in Lower School
Ten Best Keyboarding Hints You’ll Ever See
Keyboarding Hints—K-5
Great Keyboarding Hints for K-2
Third Grade-Fifth Grade Keyboarding Grading
6 MS Word Tricks Every Student Should Know
What About Our Kids Endangered Minds
Disrupt Class—Yes, That’s What I Said
ISTE 2011 Take-aways: Don’t Hide the Internet from Today’s Kid

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About the author (2011)

 Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-8 technology for 15 years. She is the editor of a K-8 technology curriculum, K-8 keyboard curriculum, K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum, and creator of dozens of books on how to integrate technology in education. She is webmaster for six blogs, CSG Master Teacher, an Amazon Vine Voice book reviewer, Editorial Review Board member for Journal for Computing Teachers, CSTA presentation reviewer, freelance journalist on tech ed topics, a columnist for Examiner.com, and a weekly contributor to TeachHUB. Currently, she’s editing a techno-thriller that should be out to publishers next summer.

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