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Building Treehouses for Learning:
Technology in Today's Classrooms

Annette Lamb
4th Edition (2006)
ISBN 1-891917-08-0
570 pages
$45.99

Explores the design, development, and integration of traditional and emerging technologies into today's classrooms including educational software, video production, DVDs, desktop publishing and presentations, Internet (websites, blogs, forums, IM, chat), web project development, and multimedia. Explores lesson planning and classroom management considerations.

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This book focuses on the design, development, and integration of traditional and emerging technologies into today's classrooms including text, audio, video, desktop publishing and presentations, Internet, web project development, and multimedia. It also explores lesson planning and classroom management considerations.
 
"Just as we want students to be engaged learners, teachers need to be explorers, problem solvers, risk takers and reflectors as they build exciting learning environments for children and young adults."

This book is currently being used throughout the US and Canada in workshops and courses for teachers.

Table of Contents
 
Developing Learning Environments
Introduction: Building Treehouses for Learning
Chapter 1: Planning Effective Lessons
Chapter 2: Selecting Hardware and Software
 
Selecting and Integrating Resources
Chapter 3: Communicating with Internet
Chapter 4: Teaching and Learning with Internet
Chapter 5: Educational Software
Chapter 6: Video in the Classroom
 
Designing and Developing Resources
Chapter 7: Print Materials
Chapter 8: Display Materials
Chapter 9: Projected Materials
Chapter 10: Video Materials
Chapter 11: Multimedia Materials
Chapter 12: Web Materials
 
Managing and Evaluating Learning Environments
Chapter 13: Putting it all Together  
Glossary
References
Index

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