Teaching Tech-Savvy Kids Bringing Digital Media into the Classroom, Grades 5-12
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Description: Written for middle and high school teachers, this resourceÂ expands educators' Â understanding ofÂ the relationship between their students and digital media and shows how to design learning opportunities that make the most of that relationship. Based on the findings of a three-year study on youth and their use of digital media for informal learning, this book gives teachers a deeper awareness of the characteristics ofÂ "iGeneration culture" and the dynamic potential for studentÂ learning throughÂ digital media, such as fostering collaboration, creativity, feedback, and critiques. Presented in a teacher-friendly format, each of theÂ chapters include: A description of each digital medium A vignetteÂ about a young personÂ using the medium Advice about navigating digital media for both novice and expert teachers, plusÂ activities and sidebars A section addressing myths related to each medium A section on pedagogical implications and practices, including activities Teaching Tech Savvy Kids provides examples of how to integrate digital media into Grade 5â€“12 classrooms, explains how key characteristics of digital media can help to revitalize pedagogical practices, and increases teachers' options for offering more engaged, student-centered learning opportunities.
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Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Corwin Press
Publication date: 5/3/2010
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.75" long x 0.75" tall
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