This resource helps educators integrate Web and mobile technologies and tools into classroom instruction and offers a model for selecting appropriate tools and technologies for K–12 settings.
Digital Citizenship and Decision-Making Model
Setting the Stage for Chapters 10 and 11
The previous chapters in this book include discussions about common objections raised when educators consider using specific mobile technologies or Web 2.0 tools. Chapters 10 and 11 provide strategies for making well-reasoned decisions about instructional use of mobile technologies and Web 2.0. Chapter 10 focuses on teaching and modeling legal and ethical uses of technology. Chapter 11 explores the critical relationship between educators and IT staff and provides a decision-making and implementation model that encourages educators to work collaboratively in grade level or departmental teams, as members of site or district technology committees, or as members of instruction review teams to carefully consider each emerging technology based on its ...