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by Howard Pitler, Elizabeth R. Hubbell and Matt Kuhn
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This ASCD Study Guide is designed to enhance your understanding and application of the information contained in Using Technology with Classroom Instruction That Works, 2nd Edition, an ASCD book written by Howard Pitler, Elizabeth R. Hubbell, and Matt Kuhn and published in August 2012.
You can use the study guide before or after you have read the book or as you finish each chapter. The study questions provided are not meant to cover all aspects of the book but, rather, to address specific ideas that might warrant further reflection.
Most of the questions contained in this study guide are ones you can think about on your own, but you might consider pairing with a colleague, reaching out to your network, or forming a study group with others who have read (or are reading) Using Technology with Classroom Instruction That Works, 2nd Edition.
Technology lends itself to providing nonlinguistic representations and multiple avenues for learning for students. To give you and your students a chance to learn five new tools, incorporate a new tool for each of the five processes recommended for creating nonlinguistic representation.
Find a tool or resource that exemplifies each of the four processes in generating and testing hypotheses (problem solving, investigation, systems analysis, and experimental inquiry). As an extra challenge, find four that can be used with the same unit or topic of study.
Look at the 12 priorities on pages 224–225. Create a system for rating these 12 priorities using Rubistar, Google Forms, or other survey software. Ask other teachers and leaders in your school how well they think your school is doing in each of these on a scale of 1–4. Use this information to create one or two focused initiatives in your school.
Using Technology with Classroom Instruction That Works, 2nd Edition was written by Howard Pitler, Elizabeth R. Hubbell, and Matt Kuhn. This 248-page, 8" x 10" book (Stock #112012; ISBN-13: 978-1-4166-1430-2) is available from ASCD for $22.95 (ASCD member) or $30.95 (nonmember). Copyright © 2012 by McREL. To order a copy, call ASCD at 1-800-933-2723 (in Virginia 1-703-578-9600) and press 2 for the Service Center. Or buy the book from ASCD's Online Store.
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