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If you've upgraded to the second edition of the landmark book Classroom Instruction That Works, you need this companion guide to help you use technology to support research-based instruction. The authors follow the revised Instructional Planning Guide that makes it easier for you to know when to emphasize each of the instructional strategies, while helping you bring the strategies to life with computer applications, the Internet, and other ed-tech. Discover practical ways these tools help you in teaching students through nonlinguistic representations, cooperative learning, homework, classroom practice, compare-contrast, formative assessment, and summarization. Getting this guide helps you always know when to use educational technologies, which ones are best for a learning task, and how they help students apply new learning strategies.
(ASCD book copublished with McREL, 2012) 7 7/8" x 9 7/8", 242 pages.
Book Review for Using Technology with Classroom Instruction That Works, 2nd Edition
"[Using Technology with Classroom Instruction That Works 2nd Edition] is a 'big-picture' book that surveys the field of technological tools and helps the teacher connect with the kinds of technology she might wish to use in the classroom. Educators in the classroom up to district leaders, who are interested in what kinds of tools teachers and students can use with research-based instruction, will find this book quite useful." —John Robinson, Principal, North CarolinaThis review first appeared in The 21st Century Principal blog.
“[Using Technology with Classroom Instruction that Works, 2nd Edition] does a great job at addressing how technology can be used across a variety of classroom settings… It is a good jumping off point for educators looking to use technology to support teaching and learning in their classrooms.”
Mary Beth Hertz, Technology Teacher, Philadelphia, PAThis review first appeared in the Philly Teacher blog.
Increasing students’ vocabulary is vital to their reading and learning success, and promoting the use of academic language in speech and writing will also encourage further understanding. In this guide, you will find strategies, games, and classroom essentials you can use to create vocab lesson plans that are both exciting and effective. Discover ways to engage students in vocab learning with word walls, learning stations, and brain-compatible lessons. Explore strategies and rubrics for assessing vocabulary learning, and plan how to team with your colleagues to increase vocabulary across your grade level or school.