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Classrooms Without Borders

  • Title:Classrooms Without Borders: Using Internet Projects to Teach Communication and Collaboration
  • Author:James Bellanca, Terry Stirling
  • Publication Date:March 2011
  • Grade Level:K-12
  • ISBN:9780807752098
  • Publisher:Teachers College Press

This practical resource shows educators how to use the Internet to help students communicate electronically, reaching beyond the borders of traditional classroom walls. The authors—a lifelong professional developer and a dedicated facilitator of improved K–12 education through her work with graduate students in school leadership—provide the how-to for teaching essential foundation elements, including teamwork, Internet research, evaluation of information sources, cross-cultural communication, and thinking skills. Emphasizing practical tools and techniques, their model integrates the internet, common school software, and free online technology tools to create engaging projects that advance 21st-century skills.

 

Book Features:

 

  • Clear steps for teaching Internet-infused projects that meet content standards, while also targeting issues that students find relevant.
  • Examples of project collaborations that link students with classrooms across districts, states, and nations.
  • A user-friendly format with checklists, resources, and sample lesson templates to help teachers design their own projects.

 

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