Critical Technology Issues for School Leaders
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Description: Ever-changing technology and a generation of "digital-native" students challenge educators to keep pace, especially in preparing students for a successful future in an increasingly technologically advanced world.Well-known technology specialist and consultant, Susan Brooks-Young emphasizes that incorporating effective, regular use of technology as a tool for teaching and learning is imperative if we want to "stay in the game." In this new book, Brooks-Young combines her most popular work into a collection of practical technology strategies and issues most critical for busy school leaders. The book is organized into four sections, each focusing on a different aspect of technology leadership:o New Literacies: the latest technology advances and opportunities for integration in schoolso Engaging Teachers and Students: tools and strategies for professional development, establishing a web presence, classroom blogs, and distance learningo Providing a Reliable Infrastructure: tech-ready facilities, cost management, software and networks, and the role of technology coordinatorso Legal and Social Concerns: Internet safety and security, precautions, copyright and plagiarism concerns, home-school communications, and much moreSchool leaders will find detailed and concise information, extensive resources, and reflective questions for personal use or group discussion. This comprehensive, straightforward guide provides all the tools needed for effective technology leadership.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $34.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Corwin Press
Publication date: 4/12/2006
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.50" long x 0.50" tall
|Integration Issues for Twenty-First-Century Teachers|
|Visual Literacy: Taking Things at Face Value|
|Library/Media Centers: Strategy for Improved Student Performance|
|Don't Limit the Value of the Library/Media Center|
|Engaging Teachers and Students|
|Implementing Your Vision: Professional Development Through Promoting Effective Technology Integration|
|Provide Your Own Professional Development|
|Establishing a Web Presence: What to Do Before Building a Classroom Web Site|
|Set Out on a WebQuest|
|Blogs in K-12 Education: Where's the Fit?|
|Video Streaming: Harnessing a Unique Capability of Technology|
|Distance Learning in the K-12 Learning Environment|
|Project-Based Learning: Technology Makes It Realistic!|
|Providing a Reliable Infrastructure|
|Managing Total Cost of Ownership|
|Software and Networks: The New Challenges|
|The Evolving Role of the Technology Coordinator|
|What to Do When Things Aren't Working|
|Legal and Social Concerns|
|Teachers, Students, and Technology Use: Some Cautions|
|Copyright and Technology Use in the Classroom|
|Monitoring Student Internet Use: It's More Than Filtering|
|Spreading the Word Quickly: Technology-Based Home/School Communication|
|Assistive Technologies: Meeting the Needs of Students With Physical Disabilities|
|Sitting Pretty? The Ergonomics of Computer Workstations|