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Technology for Literacy Teaching and Learning

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ISBN-10: 0618068554

ISBN-13: 9780618068555

Edition: 2003

Authors: William J. Valmont

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Written by a well-known expert in the field, this text shows teachers how to use computers, software, and the Internet to help students develop linguistic and visual communication skills. It examines how technology is redefining what it means to be literate, and helps in-service and pre-service teachers learn how to prepare their students to be critical thinkers and consumers of electronic messages.
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Book details

List price: $151.95
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: CENGAGE Learning
Publication date: 4/12/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 8.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

William J. Valmont is director of technology in the College of Education at the University of Arizona, and a professor in the Language, Reading, and Culture program. He earned his Ph.D. in Reading Education at the University of Delaware. He was chairperson of IRA's Technology and Literacy Committee for three years, with a key responsibility for integrating technology presentations into the annual international convention. In addition to leadership positions in many reading and technology groups, he was founding chair of the Arizona Distance Learning Association and spearheaded the University of Arizona's annual "Teaching and Technology Conference," now in its tenth year. He is co-editor and co-author of Linking Literacy and Technology, a Guide for K-8 Classrooms, a publication of the International Reading Association.

Contexts for Literacy and Technology Interactions in Your Classroom
The Literacy-Technology Connection Using Literacy-Technology Connections in Your Teaching
Today Using Technology to Help Students Succeed
Putting Technology to Use in Your Classroom Getting Set to Use
Technology Designing Classroom Projects
Tech Tips: A Slide Show Template Recommended Learning Activities
That Merge Literacy and Technology Real-Life Projects
That Integrate Literacy and Technology
Teaching Tips: How I Use a Talking Word Processor
Teaching Tips: Fables and Legends and Other Genre Studies
Student Project: How Raccoon Got His Markings Lesson Web Sites
Managing Technology in Your Classroom District and School Considerations
Teaching Tips: Policies and Resources to Monitor
Internet Use
Teaching Tips: An Accident on the Information
Highway Classroom Considerations
Teaching Tips: Create an HTML Document to Access Specific Web Sites
Using Technology to Develop Reading and Thinking Strategies
The Importance of Critical Thinking and Critical Reading
The Changing Nature of Literacy
Tech Tips: Unique Electronic Capabilities
The Directed Reading-Thinking Activity
Teaching Tips: A DRTA Using Fiction
Teaching Tips: A Nonfiction DRTA Purposeful Use of The DRTA and Other Strategies with Electronic Materials
Specific Materials That Students Can Read Electronically
Using Technology to Develop Word Recognition, Vocabulary, Reference, and Study Skills
Developing Word Recognition Skills
Teaching Tips: Making Original Stories for Reinforcing Words
Developing Meaningful Vocabulary
Teaching Tips: Fun with Words and Symbols
Developing Reference and Study Skills
Using Technology to Develop Writing Abilities Keyboarding
The Writing Process: Traditional and Electronic-Based Experiences
Teaching Tips: Creating an Interactive Electronic Story
Teaching Tips: Writing Adventures in Grade Three
Student Project: The Safari Technology-Related Means for Encouraging Students to Write
Student Project: Making a Commercial
Using Technology to Develop Listening and Speaking Abilities
A Climate for Listening and Speaking Encouraging Listening
Teaching Tips: LTA Teaching Strategy Encouraging Speaking
Student Project: Michael's Island Adventure
Tech Tips: What Is a Ring on the Internet?
Teaching Tips: Choosing Stories for Storytelling
Teaching Tips: Digital Storytelling
Using Technology to Develop Graphic and Visual Literacy Visual Literacy
Teaching Tips: A Middle School Experience with Icons Seeing-Thinking Activities
Teaching Tips: SF-STA--The Jumping Boys
Teaching Tips: AE-STA--The Paper Bag
Teaching Tips: MF-STA--Making a Tent E-Materials and Related Activities to Enhance Visual Literacy Student
Design of Web Pages, Web Sites, and Reports
Using Technology with Children's Literature
Tech Tips: Alice and Her Author Online Using Technology-Based Instruction with the Genre of Children's Literature
Teaching Tips: Multimedia Book Reports
Tech Tips: Pacific Children's Literature Project
Student Project: A Pretend E-Mail to MagicTricks@HarryPotter.com
Teaching Tips: Using Technology with Literature Electronic-Based Reading Materials
Assessment of Student Learning and Achievement Basic Assessment
Terms and Relationships
Teaching Tips: Rubrics Literacy Assessment and Technology
Tech Tips: Creating Online Assessment Instruments Epilogue
Where Is Technology Taking Us?
Technology's Influences on Schooling
Technology's Influences on Literacy
Technology's Influences on Teaching
In Conclusion
Glossary
References
Index