Worthington, OH, August 31, 2006 – Linworth Publishing, Inc., publisher of professional development resources for K-12 educators, is pleased to announce a new technology title for Fall 2006, Technology Projects for Library Media Specialists and Teachers, by Patricia Ross Conover. Use this motivating resource to engage K-8 learners in fun, academically beneficial, standards-based projects that can be completed in an hour or less.
These 50 easy-to-use technology projects require very basic hardware and software while engaging students in “Information Literacy Standards for Student Learning” and National Educational Technology Standards (NETS). Lessons include clear, concise instructions for technology projects created in Microsoft Word™, PowerPoint™, and Excel™ programs. Use this book to challenge students to research and then exhibit what they have learned. They will have fun while they improve their technology skills and learn content. These practical projects are useful to demonstrate learning outcomes for almost any subject.
Pat Conover is a middle school library media specialist in Shawnee Mission, Kansas. She has been a librarian for 11 years, 2 in New Jersey and 9 in Kansas. In 2003, Pat was awarded the KASL Presidents Award, which recognizes an individual working on the building level who has developed an outstanding library media program and made a notable contribution to school librarianship.
ISBN: 1-58683-223-9 / 200 Pages / $39.95 / November 2006
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