Beginning Teaching with Digital Technology
- Joanne Blannin - Monash University, Australia
This book, for pre-service and qualified teachers, offers you a guide for using technology in primary and secondary schools, including how to decide which technology resource to use, safeguarding and ethical considerations and computer coding in the classroom. Further guidance is provided on using technology across the learning areas of literacy, mathematics, STEM and the arts.
Key features include:
· Classroom scenarios which tackle common challenges faced by teachers and how to resolve them
· Examples of best practice technology use in early childhood settings, primary and secondary classrooms
· A future-proofed approach focusing on theory-informed best practice in an ever-changing world of devices and software
Essential reading for pre-service teacher education students in both primary and secondary education courses on undergraduate and postgraduate routes into teaching and for qualified teachers looking to deepen their professional knowledge.
Joanne Blannin is Senior Lecturer in Digital Transformations at Monash University.
Good introduction to digital tools and pedagogy, and it avoids becoming obsolete by focusing on the mindsets rather than specific tools. Great links to educational theories.
Clearly presented with references at the end of each chapter, as well as further reading material to support student progression. Clear links to classroom practice and theory, enabling students to explore key topics in their own settings. This text has been adopted for the Foundation Degree Early Years and Educational Practice.