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Bringing technology into the classroom A practical, non-technical guide to technology and how to use it in the classroom
A step-by-step guide to using tools such as interactive whiteboards, word processing applications, and the internet in class.
- Part of: Into the Classroom
- ISBN: 978-0-19-442594-0
- RRP: £ 11.00
- Pages: 96
- Binding: Paperback
- Dimensions: 276x208 mm
Using technology in class is now a requirement in many schools. Students often prefer using technology - but what do you use, and how do you use it?
Bringing Technology into the Classroom helps you make informed choices about the type of technology to use and how to integrate it into your teaching to achieve your language teaching goals.
The book is accompanied by a website with interactive activities and information.
Part of... Into the Classroom
- Describes and explains technologies in non-technical language
- Tips on using interactive whiteboards
- Includes a checklist of technology tools and suggestions for use
- Clear explanations and 'Try this' ideas give you confidence to introduce new technologies into your classroom
- Photocopiable worksheets to illustrate use of different technologies
- Website includes interactive activities showing technology in action
Bringing Technology into the Classroom is a non-technical, practical guide to help you make an informed choice about the technologies you can use in class, and how to integrate them into your teaching.
The contents of the book include:
Developing a technology plan: Define your teaching model; Being aware of the issues
Using offline tools: Word processing tools, interactive whiteboards; Emails, chats, and text messaging; the world wide web.
Using advanced online tools - Web 2.0; blogs, wikis, podcasts, and digital portfolios; social networks, virtual learning environments
Looking forward: technology and differentiation; the future.
Glossary and Useful websites (also available on the accompanying website).
The accompanying website includes:
Getting used to educational technology; Computer skills checklist; Website evaluation form; 'Try this' ideas for the classroom; All the practical teaching ideasand technology ideas from the book as PDFs.
- '...the book is concise, very accessible, and encourages the reader to use the new tools. This approach and tone are ideal for less experienced teachers who want to use more technology in language teaching.' |s Humanising Language Teaching Magazine for teachers and teacher trainers
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