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What Every Teacher Should Know About Media and Technology
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What Every Teacher Should Know About Media and Technology


October 2003 | 96 pages | Corwin

Use media, technology, and the Internet to strengthen student learning and higher-level thinking skills.

Technology plus classroom equal success for students whose teachers act as agents for change through brain-friendly media. Topics covered:

  • The effect of media on student motivation, behavior, and learning modalities
  • Using media for lesson planning: objectives, information, skills, meaning, knowledge, models, real-world applications, and more
  • Using media for teaching: from the basics through creative thinking, critical thinking, and higher-level thinking skills
  • Using media to enhance student research projects and learning products
  • Keeping up with the "Big Picture"
  • Vocabulary pre-test, post-test, and summary
  • Bibliography and index

 


 
About the Author
 
Acknowledgments
 
Introduction
 
Vocabulary Pre-Test
 
1. The Importance of Media in the Classroom
Why Media is Brain Friendly

 
The Effect of Media on Student Modalities

 
The Effect of Media on Motivation

 
The Effect of Media on Behavior Management

 
The Effect of Media on Reaching Higher Levels of Thought

 
The Effect of Media on Real-World Applications

 
 
2. Using Media to Plan and Introduce a Lesson
Begin With Goals for the Learning

 
Build Declarative Objectives

 
Develop Procedural Objectives

 
Provide a Matrix or Rubric

 
 
3. Using Media for Teaching
The Basics

 
Using Technology to Teach Standards

 
Higher-Level Thinking Skills

 
 
4. Using Media to Enhance Student Products
Making Choices on Products

 
Following a Guide for Research

 
 
5. Viewing the Big Picture: Keeping Up
Being an Agent of Change

 
Creating a Plan for the Classroom

 
Technology = Success

 
 
Vocabulary Summary
 
Vocabulary Post-Test
 
References
 
Index

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