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Teaching in a Networked Classroom Jonathan Savage

Teaching in a Networked Classroom

Jonathan Savage

Published January 1st 2015
ISBN : 9780415708982
Paperback
160 pages
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The pace of technological change has made the immediate and long-term future difficult, if not impossible, to predict. Teachers are forced to imagine the world they are preparing their students to live in. In this situation creativity becomes a vitalMoreThe pace of technological change has made the immediate and long-term future difficult, if not impossible, to predict. Teachers are forced to imagine the world they are preparing their students to live in. In this situation creativity becomes a vital resource to enable uncertain futures to be embraced and an important attribute for students to have both for their learning and their future employability. In this book the authors argue that creativity is a social and collaborative process that can be enhanced through online and digital technologies. It shows teachers how they can develop an approach to teaching and learning with digital technologies that is inherently social, collaborative and creative.Including case studies and practical examples of projects and lessons throughout, the chapters cover: using digital media to plan schemes of work and lessons how to facilitate meaningful collaboration and discussion through digital media creating online environments to enable students to share their understandings and learning potential pitfalls of virtual learning environments and public social networking sites Bringing together key ideas about creativity, collaborative learning and ICT in the classroom, this timely book will be a valuable resource for all teachers .