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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



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.
 
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

Sample Materials & Chapters

Introduction

Chapter 1: The Importance of Media in the Classroom


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ISBN: 9780761931256
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