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The Best of Corwin: Educational Technology for School Leaders
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The Best of Corwin: Educational Technology for School Leaders

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October 2011 | 240 pages | Corwin
The 21st century is hereùare you ready?The Best of Corwin series showcases key chapters from critically acclaimed Corwin publications for a powerful compilation of perspectives on important education issues and topics. This collection offers some of the most important chapters from CorwinÆs leadership and educational technology books and focuses on 21st century challenges, technology and learning, and cyber safety. Best-selling author Lynne SchrumÆs edited volume explores the following topics and more:Ways to create the new educational environment todayÆs learners needHow to lead change in schools Curriculum, instruction, and assessment in the 21st centuryMethods for creating a safe environment, including preventing cyberbullyingAssessing 21st century learning: how schools can examine progress and growthThis volume offers numerous tips, strategies, tools, and samples, including a sample Internet use contract and a sample acceptable use policy. If educators are well informed on the breadth and depth of 21st century skills and ways to approach them, they can prepare students today for life, postsecondary education, and careers.
Lynne Schrum
Preface
Lynne Schrum
Introduction
 
About the Editor
 
About the Contributors
 
Part I. Our 21st-Century Schools
Marc Prensky
1. Partnering: A Pedagogy for the New Educational Landscape
Frank S. Kelly, Ted McCain, and Ian Jukes
2. No More Cookie-Cutter High Schools
Lynne Schrum and Barbara B. Levin
3. Strategic Leadership: Encouraging and Assessing Technology Integration
Alan November
4. Emerging Roles Within the Knowledge Community
 
Part II. Technology-Powered Classrooms
Jessica K. Parker
5. Understanding Youth and Digital Media
William Kist
6. "Short": Social Networking in a Low-Tech Environment
Lori Langer de Ramirez
7. Why Use Web 2.0 Tools With ELLs?
Marc Prensky
8. Assessment in the Partnership Pedagogy
 
Part III. Safety and Policy Matters
Aimée M. Bissonette
9. Policies, Procedures, and Contracts: Communicating Expectations to Teachers, Students, and Parents
Sameer Hinduja and Justin W. Patchin
10. Preventing Cyberbullying
Jill Joline Myers, Donna S. McCaw, and Leaunda S. Hemphill
11. Top Ten Rules That Govern School Authority Over Student Cyber Expressions
 
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"This 'mini-encyclopedia' on technology and 21st century learning addresses technology integration, cyber law, cyber bullying, reverse mentoring, building community knowledge on technology with resources--websites, lesson plans, discussion questions. This is a great book for school leaders and parents alike."

Dolores Swineford, Principal
Walbridge Elementary, Millbury, OH

Lynne R. Schrum

Lynne Schrum is Dean of the Abraham S. Fischler College of Education at Nova Southeastern University, Ft. Lauderdale, FL. Previously, she was the Dean of the College of Education and Human Services at West Virginia University. Prior to that, she was a professor and coordinator of elementary education in the College of Education and Human Development at George Mason University. Her research and teaching focus on preparing teachers for the 21st century, appropriate uses of information technology, and leadership in a digital world. She has written eleven books and numerous articles on these subjects; the most recent is How 2, Web 2: How to... More About Author

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ISBN: 9781452217277
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