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Education and Technology: Reflections on Computing in Classrooms

Education and Technology: Reflections on Computing in Classrooms

Charles Fisher (Editor), David C. Dwyer (Editor), Keith Yocam (Editor)

ISBN: 978-0-787-90238-4

Jul 1996, Jossey-Bass

336 pages

Select type: Hardcover

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$49.00

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Co-Published with Apple Press

"A blueprint for those communities who are attempting change within existing educational structures. . . . Parents, teachers and school administrators, business and community leaders, and policy makers will find this book instructive. . .well worth reading."
--American Secondary Education

"Every education, business, and community leader who wants to cut through the hype about technology to see where the investment really makes a difference should start with this book."
--Alan November, CEO, Educational Renaissance Planners

To commemorate the tenth anniversary of the Apple Classrooms of Tomorrow (ACOT) project, this book brings together a diverse group of educators to reflect on what we know about computer-aided instruction. From the latest research findings to practical classroom experience, it provides an overview of the promise and prospects for technology in education.
Introduction: Does Technology Make a Difference?

Educational Reform.

Technology in the Classroom.

Developing Curriculum.

Improving Teaching.

Assessing Learning.

Training Teachers.

Innovations in Hardware and Software.

Conclusion: Classroom of Tomorrow.
"A blueprint for those communities who are attempting change within existing educational structures. . . . Parents, teachers and school administrators, business and community leaders, and policy makers will find this book instructive. . .well worth reading." (American Secondary Education)