Teaching Tech-Savvy Kids

Bringing Digital Media Into the Classroom, Grades 5-12

by Jessica K. Parker

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ISBNs
  • 1452258856
  • 9781412971508
  • 9781452258850
  • 9781452296197

Students are plugged in, powered up, and connected. Are you?

The author gives teachers a deeper understanding of the dynamic potential for increasing student learning through digital media. Based on a three-year study of youth and their use of new media, this teacher-friendly resource includes:

  • Descriptions of digital tools such as social networking platforms, YouTube, Wikipedia, virtual worlds, digital music, and more
  • Vignettes about how young people use digital media
  • Sidebars debunking common myths about technology
  • Advice about navigating digital media for both novice and expert teachers
  • Pedagogical implications and practices, including sample activities

  • SAGE Publications; May 2010
  • ISBN: 9781452258850
  • Edition: 1
  • Read online, or download in secure PDF or secure ePub format
  • Title: Teaching Tech-Savvy Kids
  • Author: Jessica K. Parker (ed.)
  • Imprint: Corwin
Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 1452258856
  • 9781412971508
  • 9781452258850
  • 9781452296197

In The Press

"A concise, well-written book, perfect for teachers who are unfamiliar with the technology their students use and how to apply it in their classrooms in a meaningful way."