By Susan Manning,Kevin E. Johnson
Instructors are stressed to combine expertise into their conventional or on-line guideline, yet frequently they are not certain what to do or why they need to do it. The expertise Toolbelt for instructing bargains teachers a down-to-earth consultant to universal applied sciences, explains the pedagogical reasons they serve, and indicates how they are often used successfully in on-line or face-to-face classrooms.
Designed to be effortless to exploit, the publication features a decision-making matrix for every know-how instrument: a chain of questions that academics can use to choose no matter if those instruments help their instructing goals.
This entire source comprises an array of invaluable instruments that deal with difficulties of association resembling a time administration calendar, aids for scheduling conferences, and mind-mapping or photograph organizers. The authors additionally comprise numerous on-line instruments for conversation and collaboration, and instruments to offer content material, support identify presence, and verify learning.
Praise for The expertise Toolbelt for Teaching
"Feeling crushed or even fearful of integrating expertise into your path? worry not more! Susan Manning and Kevin Johnson have supplied the final word advisor that explains not just a few of the know-how instruments that may help college paintings and improve coursework but additionally presents sound recommendation to aid college opt for the correct device for the activity. it is a must-read for all school despite their event with technology."—Rena M. Palloff and Keith Pratt, coping with companions, Crossroads Consulting staff, and authors, development on-line studying groups and participating Online
"The expertise Toolbelt for educating gives you precisely what it offers: a concrete evaluation of a wide selection of instruments, entire with examples particular to practitioners in either K–12 and better schooling. Authors Susan Manning and Kevin Johnson supply functional functions instead of philosophy, and ideas instead of platitudes. this can be a needs to for any instructor operating with—or desirous to commence operating with—technology."—Jane Bozarth, writer, Social Media for running shoes; eLearning coordinator, country of North Carolina
"Creating compelling studying stories for college kids is fraught with determination issues. upload a number of expertise suggestions to the equation, and the variety of instructions to take inexperienced persons turns out to develop limitlessly, and will both paralyze the academic layout approach or reason us to tackle an excessive amount of. input The know-how Toolbelt for educating. Manning and Johnson's convenient consultant – and the decision-making matrix that frames all of the instruments it demystifies – is a necessary source for selecting paths wisely."—Jonathan Finkelstein, writer, studying in genuine Time; founder and government manufacturer, LearningTimes
50+ clean and important expertise instruments for teaching
A selection matrix for selecting and utilizing the perfect tools
Examples for utilizing each one instrument in better schooling and K–12