The Classroom Teacher's Technology Survival Guide

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

This is a must-have resource for all K-12 teachers and administrators who want to really make the best use of available technologies. Written by Doug Johnson, an expert in educational technology, The Classroom Teacher's Technology Survival Guide is replete with practical tips teachers can easily use to engage their students and make their classrooms places where both students and teachers will enjoy learning.

  • Covers the most up-to-date technologies and how they can best be used in the classroom
  • Includes advice on upgrading time-tested educational strategies using technology
  • Talks about managing "disruptive technologies" in the classroom
  • Includes a wealth of illustrative examples, helpful suggestions, and practical tips

This timely book provides a commonsense approach to choosing and using 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 don’t know or aren’t ... Read full review

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User Review  - Doug - Goodreads

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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