Ch 24: Technology Tools for Teachers

About This Chapter

This chapter is about technology tools for teachers. You will be able to examine information on making teaching tools out of social media, forums and search engines.

Technology Tools for Teachers - Chapter Summary

This chapter on technology tools for teachers consists of short text and video lessons that have an accompanying self-assessment quiz. Lessons discuss the definition and rules of online etiquette, along with other topics, such as:

  • Classroom use of social media
  • Facts and statistics of cyberbullying
  • How to build online course forums that are effective
  • How to do online research using search engines

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5 Lessons in Chapter 24: Technology Tools for Teachers
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Using Social Media in the Classroom

1. Using Social Media in the Classroom

Social media has become second nature to today's learners, so why not use it in the classroom? This lesson provides an overview of social media and explains how it can be used to enhance student learning.

What is Cyberbullying? - Facts & Statistics

2. What is Cyberbullying? - Facts & Statistics

Have you ever seen something mean or insulting about a person posted on a website? This lesson defines the damaging practice known as cyberbullying. We will examine facts and statistics and discuss what adults and children can do to combat it.

Building Effective Online Course Forums

3. Building Effective Online Course Forums

In this lesson, we will briefly review the guidelines for building effective online discussion forums through constructivist thinking. At the end of this lesson, you will be able to identify the four guidelines for building effective online discussions: posing stimulating questions, brainstorming answers to questions, comparing ideas, and fusing the questions to the curriculum.

Online Etiquette: Definition & Rules

4. Online Etiquette: Definition & Rules

What is online etiquette? How do you write an email without breaking the rules? Learn how to make a good impression and avoid putting your foot in your mouth when using the Internet.

Using Search Engines for Online Research

5. Using Search Engines for Online Research

The Internet can be a resource that saves you time, but if you don't know how to use it properly, it can be a frustrating experience. In this lesson, you will learn about how to properly find supporting materials online with research tips and tricks.

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