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Blogs, Wikis, Podcasts, and Other Powerful Web Tools for Classrooms Will Richardson "This book brings teachers a bold vision and on-the-ground Monday morning practicality. It will move educators to think differently about technology's potential for strengthening students' critical thinking, writing, reflection, and interactive learning." 
Bringing Technology Education into K-8 Classrooms WestEd This is a practical guide to the latest technology textbooks and integrated resources and descriptions of more than 100 informal resources. 
Building Treehouses for Learning, Technology in Today's Classroom Annette Lamb Section one addresses instructional design and development. The second section will help you integrate all kinds of technologies into the classroom. Section three focuses on designing and developing effective informational instructional materials. The last section examines issues and ideas for dealing with management and evaluation of learning environments. 
Digital Media in the Classroom Gigi Carlson Transform your K-12 classroom into a 21st century learning center with cutting-edge, standards-based, and easy-to-use digital media projects. Learn how to integrate digital media tools with core academic content in lesson plans and increase student participation in class projects. 
Easy Ways to Make Technology Work for You David A. Dockterman, Ed.D. The author suggests practical ways that teachers can use computers, both inside and outside the classroom. 
Essential Elements Bonnie Elbaum, Cynthia McIntyre, and Alese Smith This book describes a process for designing online courses based on sophisticated learning experiences; guided inquiry, collaboration, community, and formative assessment. Its model will aid instructors in reconceptualizing their teaching to take full advantage of new interactive media. 
Great Teaching in the One-Computer Classroom David A Dockterman This book offers practical solutions of turning the computer into a valuable teaching tool, inside and outside of your classroom. This witty and insightful account will show you how a single computer can help ease your administrative burdens, enliven classroom presentations, spark incredible discussions, and foster cooperative learning and critical thinking. 
How to Deliver a TED Talk Jeremey Donovan Based on intensive study of the most popular TED Talks, this step-by-step playbook shows you how to select your topic, craft your narrative, master your delivery, and refine your design. 
Increasing Student Learning Through Multimedia Projects Michael Simkins, Karen Cole, Fern Tavalin, Barbara Means This book answers teachers’ questions about enhancing student achievement through project-based learning with multimedia. It is a guide for anyone interested in helping students produce multimedia presentations as a way to learn academic content. Weaving together the perspectives of teachers, researchers, and staff of the award-winning Challenge 2000 Multimedia and WEB projects, the authors address teaching and learning issues central to successful technology projects. 
Integrating Educational Technology into Teaching M. D. Roblyer This book provides a framework that builds on strong research and numerous integration strategies. It will help you introduce, plan, and practice technology with your students. 
Literature Links: Thematic Units Linking Read-Alouds and Computer Activities Linda D. Labbo, Mary Susan Love, Miri Park Prior, Betty P. Hubbard, and Tammy Ryan Many primary-grade teachers enthusiastically embrace children's literature and computer applications to support literacy development, yet story time rarely links with computer time. This book serves as a missing link--a practical guidebook of ideas for crafting literacy connections in ways that enhance students' learning. The authors present a variety of classroom-tested, integrated activities, such as reading children's books, creating multimedia documents, writing with word-processing programs, and engaging in online communication. 
Net.savvy, Building Information Literacy in the Classroom Ian Jukes, Anita Dosaj, and Bruce Macdonald This easy-to-follow guide demonstrates better ways for students to use the Internet and provides teacher with the skills framework and sample lesson planners needed for teaching, learning, practicing, and mastering information in the digital era. 
Podcasting, The Do-It-Yourself Guide Todd Cochrane The author will help you choose software, subscribe to the best Podcasts, produce one, record, and distribute to others in this book. 
Pod Cast Solutions Michael W. Geoghegan and Dan Klass Everything you wanted to know about podcasting is in this book. Whether you want to use podcasting to inform, educate, entertain or inspire, this book is just what you need. 
Raising a Digital Child Mike Ribble Inside this book, you will learn about many of the newest and most popular technologies, in parent-friendly language, along with discussions of the risks each might harbor and the types of behaviors that every child should learn in order to become a good citizen in this new digital world. 
Recapturing Technology for Education Mark Gura and Bernard Percy The authors answer questions that deal with how technology can enrich and enhance the curriculum. This book has interviews and quotes from experts in the field. 
Socialnomics Erik Qualman In this book, the author offers a fascinating look at the impact of social media on business to reveal what the future holds and how businesses can best take advantage of it. He explores how social media is changing the way businesses produce, market, and sell products; how it eliminates inefficient marketing tactics and middlemen; and how businesses are connecting directly with their customers through popular social media platforms. 
Teaching for Understanding with Technology Martha Stone Wiske with Kristi Rennebohm Franz and Lisa Breit This book shows how teachers can maximize the potential of new technologies to advance student learning and achievement. 
Teaching Online Susan Ko and Steven Rossen This is a practical guide that answers questions on developing distance learning courses and using the web to supplement what you do in the classroom. 
Teaching with Technology Priscilla Norton and Karin M. Wiburg Designing effective technology-based learning opportunities requires comprehending how profoundly changes in technology have impacted society, schooling, and curriculum. This book will show you how you use technology in your teaching. 
Technology and Problem-Based Learning Lorna Uden and Chris Beaumont This book is helpful for educators who may be considering introducing PBL and need to know what it involves, its benefits and the practical details of how to implement it. 
They Snooze, You Lose: The Educator's Guide to Successful Presentations Lynell Burmark A lively combination of humorous anecdotes, research nuggets, and ready-to-implement strategies and actiities. This book is a must-have guide for anyone who wants to make presentations that stick--in K-20 classrooms, at meetings and conferences--with any audience, live or virtual! (DVD included) 
Untangling the Web: 20 Tools to Power Up Your Teaching Steve Dembo and Adam Bellow Discover 20 free websites and tools—flexible enough for kindergarten through high school use—and learn how to leverage technology to transform classroom experiences. More than a “how-to” guide, you’ll receive access to a web site with videos for richer, in-depth exploration, an online community where you can connect and collaborate with educators, and advice, tips, tricks, and bite-sized anecdotes from ed tech leaders. 
Using Primary Sources in the Classroom Kathleen Vest, M.A. Ed. This book will help you: make your classroom come alive with authentic images of history; understand different types of primary sources and how each is important; find appropriate primary sources to use with students of all ages; discover creative ways to incorporate primary sources into your instruction; and improve student test-taking abilities and scores through document-analysis. 
Using Technology with Classroom Instruction that Works Howard Pitler, Elizabeth R. Hubbell, and Matt Kuhn This book provides fresh answers to these critical questions, taking into account the enormous technological advances that have occurred since the first edition was published, including the proliferation of social networks, mobile devices, and web-based multimedia tools. (2 copies) 
Web Teaching Guide Sarah Horton This helpful and up-to-date book is written to guide educators through the process of designing and implementing an effective academic course Web site. 
Who Owns the Learning? Alan November In Who Owns the Learning?, author Alan November uses his Digital Learning Farm model to show teachers how technology allows students to take ownership of their learning, create their own learning tools, and participate in work that has meaning to them and others. In his model, every student is a teacher and a global publisher. 
Why Social Media Matters Kitty Porterfield and Meg Carnes This book ushers school leaders into the age of social media. Authors Kitty Porterfield and Meg Carnes demonstrate how social media can be a powerful tool for meaningful communication between school leaders and staff, parents, community members, and the media. They use current research and tools along with real-world examples to explain both why and how school leaders should use social media. 
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