Knowing the best and easiest ways to use dynamic digital resources helps teachers and students alike thrive in today’s classroom. This book of quick tips and practical ideas shows how to fuse technology with everyday teaching. Readers will learn ways to use presentation software, e-portfolios, digital cameras, interactive whiteboards, and other teacher-tested tools to enhance learning and motivate students. Other tips include guiding students through a productive Web search, innovative ways to publish student work, and strategies to effectively manage the classroom.
Has a new piece of equipment has shown up in your classroom, and you are watching it gather dust? Do you feel overwhelmed by the sheer variety of technology at hand, or are you unsure what students and other educators are talking about? Teaching With Wikis, Blogs, Podcasts & More aims to boost your confidence in using technology. Throughout this book, you will find straightforward and practical ideas that show you ways to integrate the most current digital resources with your daily instruction—and spark student learning!