On this page you will find a bibliography as well as useful articles. If you have any resources to share, please add a comment at the right of the page.
Essential Sites for your PLN
PLN is the new buzz-acronym that stands for "Personal Learning Network". All the cool teachers have one!
Articles about PLNs
For more information about PLNs, read these articles:
NCS Library's PLN
Take a look at these sources, some great places to start a PLN:
- #edchat on Twitter - This Wiki is devoted to collecting all of the important conversations marked "#edchat" on Twitter. Every week, educators discuss various topics on Twitter.
- Classroom 2.0 - On this social network, educators from all over the world gather to form groups, ask for ideas in the forums and work with each other.
- Worthwhile Blogs - Here are some of our favorite blogs to keep track of the changing ed-tech field. For more great blogs, check out the 2010 Edublog Awards
This bibliography is broken up by general themes as organized by the Ed-Tech Home pages.
Books on Educational Technology
These books address recent innovations in the field of education, many focusing specifically on implementing technology as a tool for change. They are all available in the professional collection of the NCS Library.
General Articles on Educational Technology
These articles address broad aspects of educational technology, including priorities and directions.
- "Top Ten in '10: ISTE's Education Technology Priorities for 2010" International Society for Technology in Education. 2010.
- "An Ed Tech Trio for 2011: ISTE's U.S. Education Technology Priorities" International Society for Technology in Education. 2011.
- Barseghian, Tina. "Three Trends That Will Shape the Future of Curriculum" KQED - Mind/Shift: How We Will Learn. Feb 3, 2011.
- Cuban, Larry. "Revisiting Technology Predictions for 2020." http://larrycuban.wordpress.com/ Dec. 2010.
- Edutopia Staff. "Year In Review: Edutopia's Staff Picks for 2010." Edutopia.com Dec. 2010.
- Keenan, Derek. "Choosing What to Teach about Technology" Developing Education. Jan 9, 2011.
- Reynolds, Rob. "Education and Technology Trends 2011" The Xplanation: Xplana.com. Jan, 2011.
- Riedel, Chris. "Powering Up Learning with Technology" The Journal: Transforming Education Through Technology. Feb 3, 2011.
- Roscorla, Tanya. "How to Teach with Tech Tools" Converge. Feb 9, 2010.
Pedagogy and Integration
Students Taking ownership of Learning
- Crawford, Amy. ."Middle school students sharing opinions on their blogs." Pittsburgh Tribune-Review 15 Nov. 2010: n. pag. Web. 22 Nov. 2010.
- Flickinger, Brad. "Teaching Creativity Through Projects." School Technology Solutions. N.p., 8 July 2010. Web. 22 Nov. 2010.
- Junco, R., Heiberger, G. and Loken, E. , The effect of Twitter on college student engagement and grades. Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, no. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2729.2010.00387.x
- Kaiser Family Foundation. .Generation M2: Media in the Lives of 8- to 18-Year-Olds. The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. N.p., n.d. Web. 22 Nov. 2010.
- McLeod, Scott. "If we were really serious about educational technology." Dangerously Irrelevant 22 Nov. 2010. Web. 22 Nov. 2010.
- Richardson, Will. Blogs, Wikis, Podcasts, and Other Powerful Web Tools for Classrooms. Thosand Oaks, California: Corwin Press, 2006. Print.
- Sauers, Nick. "The child-driven education." 1 to 1 Schools. N.p., 17 Nov. 2010. Web. 22 Nov. 2010.
- Tolisano, Silvia Rosenthal. "Christopher Columbus Creates 21st Century Explorers." Langwitches Blog. N.p., 26 Oct. 2010. Web. 22 Nov. 2010.
- - - -. "We Did it... We Built It... Will They Come?" Langwitches Blog. N.p., 10 Oct. 2010. Web. 22 Nov. 2010.
Open Educational Resources
New Devices & Hardware
- Brown, John Seely. "Innovation and Technology: Interview from Wired Magazine." Wired. 2007. Web. 22 Nov. 2010.
- Garwood, Buzz. "Make the Most of Your Interactive Whiteboard." Ed Tech: Focus on K-12.
- Johnson, L., Smith, R., Levine, A., and Haywood, K., (2010). The 2010 Horizon Report: K-12 Edition. Austin, Texas: The New Media Consortium
- Steinberg, Jacques. "The Choice; More Professors Give Out Hand-Held Devices to Monitor Students and Engage Them." The New York Times 16 Nov. 2010: 14. LexisNexis Academic. Web. 22 Nov. 2010
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