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What Every Teacher Should Know About Media and Technology

What Every Teacher Should Know About Media and Technology

October 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
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
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