Unit II Reading Assignment (10 Points)
  • Explore the web sites below and write a 1 page discussion of the ways that teachers are using technology, computers and the internet in their classrooms. Be prepared to discuss what you have learned at the beginning of the class

    • The Miss Rumphius Award is presented by members of the RTEACHER mailing list (listserv) educators who develop and share exceptional Internet resources for literacy and learning. It honors teachers who make our world a more beautiful place, like the title character in the book Miss Rumphius by Barbara Cooney.

    • Please go to this wonderful web site: http://www.reading.org/resources/community/links_rumphius_links.html 
      and choose one of the Award Winners from the grade category of your choice: Comprehensive K-12 sites, Elementary Sites, Middle School Sites, High School Sites.

    • Explore the numerous web sites submitted by teachers all across the nation. Consider four websites from the list that you like the best, including your overall impression, what you think of it as a resource tool, and decide if students could work in small groups or by themselves in an activity from the website

  • Read Chapter 4: Using Instructional Software and Multimedia for Content-Area Learning from the Grabe and Grabe book write a 1 page discussion of your thoughts about this chapter. Be prepared to discuss what you have learned at the beginning of the class