This practical resource shows educators how to use the Internet to help students communicate electronically, reaching beyond the borders of traditional classroom walls. The authors--a lifelong professional developer and a dedicated facilitator of improved K-12 education through her work with graduate students in school leadership--provide the how-to for teaching essential foundation elements, including teamwork, Internet research, evaluation of information sources, cross-cultural communication, and thinking skills. Emphasizing practical tools and techniques, their model integrates the internet, common school software, and free online technology tools to create engaging projects that advance 21st-century skills.
Book Features:Clear steps for teaching Internet-infused projects that meet content standards, while also targeting issues that students find relevant. Examples of project collaborations that link students with classrooms across districts, states, and nations. A user-friendly format with checklists, resources, and sample lesson templates to help teachers design their own projects.
Publisher: Teachers' College Press
Number of pages: 264
Weight: 476 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 18 mm
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