The distinctive characteristic of TEACHING WITH TECHNOLOGY, Second Edition is its clear correlation between theory and practice. This text focuses on ways to use technology to foster learning in K-12 classrooms, instead of presenting the mechanics of computer operation. Norton and Wiburg's chapters are not based on computer applications; they are based instead on how technology can support student acquisition of literacy, content knowledge, problem-solving, participating in communities, and student utilization of information and systems of assessment.
Norton (George Mason U.) and Wiburg (New Mexico State U.) present the second edition of this textbook for teachers and teacher trainees on how to design effective technology-based learning opportunities for today's students. New to the second edition is the FACTS Web-Based Design Tool, an online interactive environment supporting the transition from the design process presented in the text to designs of action which can be implemented in classrooms. For use in educational technology, curriculum and instruction courses. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR