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Product Details

  • Age Range: 8 and up
  • Paperback: 128 pages
  • Publisher: Corwin (April 22, 2008)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1412958431
  • ISBN-13: 978-1412958431
  • Product Dimensions: 7 x 0.3 x 10 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 9.6 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #444,772 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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"A huge contribution. The coverage is very complete, and the examples are engaging and very informative." (Cheryl Oakes, Collaborative Content Coach for Technology 2007-09-28)

"Both the newcomer and the tech-savvy educator can find something useful from this well-organized, easy-to-follow book. A wonderful addition for any educator." (Betsy Muller, Technology Consultant and Teacher 2007-09-28)

"Internet technology expert Alan November addresses everything an educator needs to know in this modern era to make use of the Internet for a better curriculum and how to address the problems it brings, such as plagiarism." (Wisconsin Bookwatch, June 2008 2008-07-11)

"An outstanding guide for any education library." (The Bookwatch, July 2008 2008-11-21)

About the Author

Alan November began his education career as a science and math teacher and a residential dorm counselor on an island reform school in Boston Harbor. November went on as a teacher and administrator in the Boston Public Schools, Lexington and Wellesley (Massachusetts) Public Schools, and the Glenbrook High Schools in Illinois. He has also taught in the graduate schools of education at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, and Seton Hall in New Jersey. He was the cofounder of the Institute for Education Leadership and Technology at Stanford University. He has presented in all 50 states, every province of Canada, across Europe, Asia, Central America, and South Africa. He is most proud of being named one of the first Christa McAuliffe Educators in the United States. November is the author of the best-selling book Empowering Students With Technology. Each July, November leads the international Building Learning Communities summer conference near Boston.

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I bought this book for a college masters course.
Muffy
The book informs readers how to enhance teacher/student web literacy while using the Internet to promote classroom instruction.
Stephanie
I will be more careful about where I get my information on the internet.
Claudia

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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By Claudia on July 7, 2010
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EVERY teacher should have this book! EVERY student needs to learn about web literacy, and we are all students. This should be required reading for anyone involved with educating students (including parents!). I was making the same mistakes students make when researching. I will be more careful about where I get my information on the internet.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Stephanie on April 21, 2014
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Web Literacy for Educators by Alan November is an extremely resourceful book that all educators should purchase. The book informs readers how to enhance teacher/student web literacy while using the Internet to promote classroom instruction. The World Wide Web is a vital tool, especially for conducting research, however it proposes many dangers and challenges if not utilized correctly. The book serves as a guidebook to help teachers and students efficiently find, process, and evaluate information on the Internet. The book also discusses ways in which educators can use the Internet to enrich students' critical thinking. The author is an educational technology expert that wants to provide readers with basic steps to conduct faster, safer, and more productive student research and discusses how to judge information for quality and validity. According to November, "The Web has its own punctuation and grammar. It is different, but not much more complicated than the grammar of print and paper." I never thought of the importance of learning a website's domain name or how to read a URL until after reading this book. I also thought it was beneficial for November to provide readers with how search engines work and which search engines to use for specific age levels or specific information. For example, NoodleTools provides users with a wide selection of search tools specific to certain needs and encourages users to focus a research query. November also discussed several specific exercises and lessons in each chapter for teachers to implement in the classroom to help students with the Internet. As many of us know, students often accept information that looks authentic as the "truth." Students need to be aware that anyone can publish anything they want.Read more ›
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8 of 11 people found the following review helpful By Midwest Book Review on June 7, 2008
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The internet is a powerful tool in today's world, and for education especially - but some teachers, despite decades of wisdom and experience, are clueless still about this invention of the past twenty years. "Web Literacy for Educators" is a comprehensive guide for those types of educators who are a product of the last generation and have not taken to the internet like fish to water. Authored by Internet Technology Expert Alan November, Web Literacy for Educators addresses everything an educator needs to know in this modern era to make use of the internet for a better curriculum and how to address the problems it brings such as plagiarism. Enhanced with a glossary and index, "Web Literacy for Educators" is a must for any slow adopter of the web who values their status as an educator, and for community library education collections.
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This book is excellent, though in need of a revision. Technology changes quickly so before something is printed, it practically needs updating! Alan writes like he talks, making the book easy to read and follow. Having met him several times, I can say with honesty that he truly loves what he does and it shows in his work. His other book that I've read is Who Owns the Learning and it makes a great companion book to this one.
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By Al Chandler on January 15, 2013
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The content is not as great as I hoped it would be. I wish it was a quicker read and not as technical.
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By P. Pigors on February 4, 2012
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This book is especially helpful to learn more about the Web especially if you are a novice. This was the text for an online course through the University of Dayton. The text is several years old, and in the world of technology that means a lot. However, it is very helpful. I learned a lot. I would recommend it.
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More About the Author

Alan November began his education career as a science and math teacher and a residential dorm counselor on an island reform school in Boston Harbor. November went on as a teacher and administrator in the Boston Public Schools, Lexington and Wellesley (Massachusetts) Public Schools, and the Glenbrook High Schools in Illinois. He has also taught in the graduate schools of education at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, and Seton Hall in New Jersey. He was the cofounder of the Institute for Education Leadership and Technology at Stanford University. He has presented in all 50 states, every province of Canada, across Europe, Asia, Central America, and South Africa. He is most proud of being named one of the first Christa McAuliffe Educators in the United States. November is the author of the best-selling book Empowering Students With Technology. Each July, November leads the international Building Learning Communities summer conference near Boston.

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