Next Generation Digital Tools and Applications for Teaching and Learning Enhancement, 1st Edition

  • Mary T. Grassetti
  • Julie Zoino-Jeannetti
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  • ISBN-10: 1799817725
  • ISBN-13: 9781799817727
  • DDC: 371.33
  • 266 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2020 | Published/Released July 2020
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2020

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Digital tools and applications are an intricate part of many classroom communities. In the field of education, there is a need to continually monitor the digital landscape and keep up to date on the tools and applications that are available to classroom teachers and K-12 students. Understanding the ever-changing digital landscape and its impact on teaching and learning is critical to using digital tools and applications effectively and in ways that enhance students’ opportunities to learn. Next Generation Digital Tools and Applications for Teaching and Learning Enhancement is a critical scholarly publication that explores digital tools and applications for the PreK-12 classroom and how digital technology can enhance the preparation of teachers. Featuring a wide range of topics including education equity, social media, and teacher education, this book is essential for educators, academicians, curriculum designers, educational software developers, IT specialists, library specialists, researchers, and practitioners.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Advances in Educational Technologies and Instructional Design (AETID) Book Series.
Titles in This Series.
Editorial Advisory Board.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
Technologies and New Learning Spaces.
1: Mixed Reality Simulations: A Next Generation Digital Tool to Support Social-Emotional Learning.
2: The Evolution of Teacher Technologies of Mixed Reality Simulation.
3: Using Technology to Promote Student Ownership of Retrieval Practice.
Technologies in Support of Content Acquisition.
4: Using Geospatial Technology to Promote Middle School Students' Critical Thinking on Socioscientific Issues.
5: Case Study of Urban 4th/5th Grade Teachers and Students Engaged With E-Texts.
6: Library Media Specialists' Roles in the Implementation of Digital Tools, Applications, and Standards.
Technologies and the Education of Teachers.
7: New Barriers to Technology Integration and Digital Education Equity: Fostering Agency and Engagement in Technology-Based Activities.
8: Universal Design for Learning: Culturally Responsive UDL in Teacher Education.
9: Disability, Culture, and Technology: Issues, Challenges, and Applications in the Ghanaian Classroom.
Technologies Across the Professional Lifespan.
10: A Typology for Professional Development.
11: Makerspaces and 3D Printing: A Learning-by-Doing Professional Development Model for Preservice and Inservice Teachers.
12: Addressing Beginning STEM Teachers' Needs to Teach in High-Need School Districts.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.