"An excellent resource that gives teachers—both novice and veteran—ideas on how to integrate technology into the classroom, even if the teacher is a regular user! This second edition will become a good friend for those who want to use the Internet in their teachings."
—Amie Brown, Reading and Language Arts Teacher
Coosa Middle School, Rome, GA
"Through technology, students can learn using tools they are comfortable with and that will help them develop skills for greater productivity in a global society. With theory from this book, teachers can model Internet activities for creativity and engaged learning for higher student achievement!"
—Beverly R. Plein, Technology Facilitator
Benjamin Franklin Middle School, Teaneck, NJ
Connect brain-compatible learning with the Internet to encourage active student involvement!
In Teaching in the Digital Age, Second Edition, Kristen Nelson illustrates how teaching and learning are strengthened when Web resources are integrated with brain-based instruction to meet students' individual learning needs.
The author supplies the tools and framework for using Internet-based, brain-friendly activities to promote students' comprehension across content areas. This practical how-to book demonstrates how teachers can design their own projects to enhance information literacy while deepening students' understanding of critical concepts and skills. Offering an updated list of Web sites, the second edition assists educators by providing:
- Internet assignments to develop skills in interpersonal exchange, information gathering and analysis, and problem solving
- Standards-based lesson plans that build on student strengths
- Assessment rubrics to identify learning needs
This text is an invaluable handbook that combines educational theory, instructional practice, digital literacy, and current brain-based research to encourage student engagement and increase achievement for all learners.