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Recapturing Technology for Education: Keeping Tomorrow in Today's Classrooms

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ISBN-10: 1578861098
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This book re-establishes the legitimacy and urgency of tapping technology to make our schools relevant and effective once again...interviews with experts in the field... (The Holloway Press)

[Two educators] reveal the reasons why many teachers have resisted technology-supported teaching and learning and offer suggestions for helping them recognize its potential for making their jobs easier. (Reference and Research Book News)

...[the authors] call for renewed commitment―and slightly different tactics to avoid past mistakes... (American School Board Journal)

About the Author

Mark Gura is the former director of the Office of Instructional Technology of the New York City Board of Education. He has been published in many magazines, including Converge, T.H.E. Journal, and Learning and Leading with Technology, has a regular column in the New York Daily News on technology and education, and has been a featured speaker at numerous conferences and events. Bernard Percy, former editor-in-chief of Converge Magazine, an award winning education and technology magazine; is the author of books on education, with over 30 years of experience in public, private and corporate settings, including 14 years teaching in the New York City and Los Angeles public school systems. Bernard has also lectured internationally in such countries as Russia, Japan, China, Canada and Australia, on a variety of education issues and has served as a juror evaluating educational technology projects and programs for international competitions including the Stockholm Challenge (Sweden) and the Global Junior Challenge (Italy).
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Product Details

  • Paperback: 200 pages
  • Publisher: R&L Education (January 17, 2005)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1578861098
  • ISBN-13: 978-1578861095
  • Product Dimensions: 6.5 x 0.6 x 9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 10.4 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 2.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #3,921,552 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Unless this is required reading, I suggest you pass on this book. If you are in education now, you already know everything in this book, as it was published in 2005.
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