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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.

Introduction
Introduction

There was a time, not all that long ago, when industrialized nations may not have ruled the world, but they were certainly on top of it. Good wages, a strong middle class, and security were taken for granted in these countries. But today, the outlook is different. The clothing we wear is manufactured in Thailand or Vietnam. The produce we eat is grown in Mexico or South America. The computers we use are assembled in China.

Offshoring and outsourcing may have been easier to ignore when the greatest impact was on blue-collar workers, but then white-collar jobs began shifting as well. Accountants in India began preparing tax forms online. Radiologists in Asia read X-rays taken in North America. Hightech jobs blossomed in Ireland. Suddenly, the ...

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