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What Every Teacher Should Know About Media and Technology

What Every Teacher Should Know About Media and Technology

December 2003 | 96 pages | Corwin
A research-based guide to classroom applications of media, technology, and the Internet, focusing on audio, visual, graphic, and movement media. The effects of media on student motivation, behaviour, modalities, and higher-level thinking skills are covered, as are media uses for lesson planning, teaching, student research, and learning products. This book will be an invaluable resource for teachers who want to be agents for change and who believe that technology success.
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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
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ISBN: 9780761931256