Alan November’s thought-provoking books on educational technology provide ample inspiration and extensive practical tips supported by engaging stories for transforming education. Readers will appreciate his well-organized, easy-to-follow approach, and will be moved to apply his principles to their own classrooms and schools straight away. Educators at every level and ability will find meaning in November’s spot-on observations and recommendations for motiving learners with effective use of technology. Browse and buy today!
Who Owns the Learning?
Who should be working harder during class? The teacher or the students? In the “Age of the Empowered Learner” we can equip our students to take responsibility to manage a large proportion of their learning. We can also empower our students to create content that contributes to the learning of their peers. Research indicates that one of the most powerful strategies to improve learning is to provide students with self assessment strategies. This workshop will provide step-by-step strategies that creates a culture of the empowered self directed and collaborative learner.
Empowering Students with Technology
Alan’s best-selling book includes powerful stories, ideas and practical applications. This book has been embraced internationally by a wide range of educators and policymakers interested in the impact of technology on learning. Teachers can modify practical activities to support subject areas. Activities, called “E-ventures,” are designed to motivate and challenge students to develop critical thinking and problem solving strategies. Stories of teachers are woven throughout to provide examples of strategies that work.
Planning committees can use ideas and pioneering stories to move beyond technology literacy to information and communication literacy. Principals benefit from ideas about leadership and managing change. With more than 50 useful websites, Empowering Students with Technology is an important book for any educator who endeavors to build an engaging and interactive learning environment.