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Using Technology to Increase Student Learning

Using Technology to Increase Student Learning

176 pages | Corwin
This is a practical guide to establishing technology in the primary school curriculum.

Concrete tools are provided, such as a sample technology plan, related Web sites, and a glosary of technical terms.

The Challenge of Building a Quality Technology Program
Creating a School Context for Technology Change
Focusing the Curriculum with Concept-Based Instruction
The Essential Components of a Quality Technology Plan
Using Grade-Level Technology Skills to Enhance the Curriculum
Acquiring Tools
Hardware and Software

Using the Internet to Enhance Curriculum and Instruction
Training School Staff through Collaborative Models
Management of the Technology Environment

Very introductory technology. More accurate for K-6.

Mr Jack Phelan
Kinesiology, California Polytechnic State University
August 2, 2011

Linda E. Reksten

Linda E. Reksten has been an educator for 25 years: 23 years in the public school system and two years as a college professor at Point Loma Nazarene University. Reksten began her public teaching career in the Burbank Unified School District in 1982 as a middle school science teacher and high school chemistry teacher. During the summers, she taught elementary science for gifted students in Grades 4 and 5. In 1986, she became principal of Disney Elementary School. During Reksten’s 17 years as principal, Disney Elementary became a Title 1 school and the most ethnically diverse school in the Burbank Unified School District, with 12 languages... More About Author