Teaching for Understanding with Technology shows how teachers can maximize the potential of new technologies to advance student learning and achievement. It uses the popular Teaching for Understanding framework that guides learners to think, analyze, solve problems, and make meaning of what they've learned. The book offers advice on tapping into a rich array of new technologies such as web information, online curricular information, and professional networks to research teaching topics, set learning goals, create innovative lesson plans, assess student understanding, and develop communities of learners.
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Author Biography - Martha Stone Wiske
Martha Stone Wiske is lecturer at the Harvard Graduate School of Education where she co-directed the Educational Technology Center. Her research is concerned with the integration of new technologies and the incorporation of learner-centered teaching for understanding. She is coeditor of Teaching for Understanding: Linking Research with Practice. Kristi Rennebohm Franz is an award-winning Washington State teacher who is known for her innovative use of new technologies in the classroom. Her classroom teaching has been filmed and featured in the PBS documentary Digital Divide. Lisa Breit develops professional development programs to help K-12 teachers design and implement curriculum with new technologies, and consults with school leaders on how to cultivate leadership and provide institutional support as teachers and students gain proficiency.