In I Have Computers in My Classroom—Now What? Bob Johnstone takes you on a tour of the schools, classrooms, and minds of teachers who have successfully incorporated computers into a host of learning situations across the content areas. Through Johnstone’s extensive interviews with practicing teachers, you’ll find out how programs common to many computers—such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint—can teach students powerful concepts about print, publication, and presentation while they’re doing math or language arts. You’ll also find out how using video cameras can build writing and speaking skills as well as science content knowledge, and you’ll see what great opportunities the Internet provides for authentic inquiry.
Complete with handy hints, solutions to commonly encountered problems, and even a glossary of "Nerd Words," I Have Computers in My Classroom–Now What? is the slim, practical guide to demystifying technology in the classroom that you’ve been waiting for