Topics include:The Dos and Don'ts of Wikis Social Networking Tools and Wikis Wikis for Leadership and Administration Wikis in the Classroom Wikis for Home-to-School Communications
Implement each of these practical, innovative ideas and "wikify" your school today!
The book provides an easy-to-follow blueprint for using collaborative techniques, innovation, and teaching for creativity to achieve the new learning paradigm of self-directed learning, such as flipping the classroom or library. Readers of this book will find concrete, step-by-step examples of proven lesson plans, collaborative models, and time-saving strategies for the successful integration of American Association of School Librarians (AASL) standards. The authors—both award-winning teachers—explain the quantitatively and qualitatively measurable educational value of using these technologies for core curricular and information and communications technologies instruction, showing that they both enhance student learning outcomes and provide data for measuring their impact on learning.
Digital resources are included to help you implement the ideas in this book.
Personal anecdotes are provided from the authors’ own successes and failures using technology. ?
The book is organized by topic, so you can skip around and read or reread the parts that are relevant to you.
The authors provide suggestions for teachers at different comfort levels with technology--novice, intermediate, and expert.
The book’s accompanying Facebook page includes additional content and links to complement the book (http://facebook.com/EngagedConnectedEmpowered).