Synopses & Reviews
I have not seen a more teacher-friendly resource for using the Web in the classroom. The authors took both novices and experts into consideration. A must-have in every school.-Elizabeth Alvarez, Math and Science CoachChicago Public Schools, IL
A user-friendly tool on many levels. I would recommend this book to media specialists, instructional technology teachers, and district coordinators for both content and technology.-April DeGennaro, Gifted Education TeacherPeeples Elementary School, Fayetteville, GA
Translate Web technology into practical applications for the daily curriculum
Designed for novices and experienced users, this comprehensive guide includes all the need-to-know aspects of using the World Wide Web to support student learning. Making the Most of the Web in Your Classroom covers the language of the Web, describes Web-editing software, and shows how to use Web tools that offer unique learning opportunities for students.
This book examines issues of student safety, appropriate netiquette, and copyright and other legal considerations and provides field-tested strategies, examples, and reproducibles to help teachers create powerful learning opportunities. Educators will be able to meet ISTE NETS technology and content standards as they: Design and build Web sitesHelp students develop their own Internet projects Evaluate and manage Web projects
Featuring a list of key terms in each chapter, this timely resource will motivate your students and help make technology a seamless part of your classroom instruction.
The authors show how to use Web tools to enhance learning, and discuss student safety, appropriate netiquette, legal considerations, and ISTE NETS technology and content standards.