Original Title: Using Technology In The ClassroomThis brief, accessible and very practical technology text is organized around the NETS Standards and emphasizes applying technology-rich lessons in the classroom. The book prepares pre-service and in-service teachers at all levels with the necessary background for planning and teaching technology-rich classes. Coverage is based on the International Society for Technology in Education's (ISTE) National Technology Standards (NETS), of which Dr. Bitter was a co-author. Special FeaturesEmphasis is on planning and developing technology-rich lessons to prepare the user for many types of lessons including webquests, software review, and selection procedures. The text provides lessons and lesson plans correlated to the NETS Standards in math, science, language arts, social studies, and special education (Ch. 8). Multidisciplinary lessons are also included. The text emphasizes social, ethical, legal, and human issues related to technology (Ch. 13 and elsewhere). Education oriented introduction and application of the Internet provides details on current topics such as blogging, searching, online instruction, and applying the Internet to create technology-rich lessons (Chs. 4, 6 & 7). Introduces user to the NETS Standards, United States technology plan, plus other movements to support the integration of technology into teaching (Ch. 2). Emerging technologies such as including assistive and adaptive technologies for people with disabilities are carefully identified (Ch. 14). Chapters 1, 2, 4, 5, 8, 9 & 10 incorporate related video vignettes from the DVD packaged in the back of each textbook. Instructor Resources are available online by contacting your local representative. Package this text with MyLabSchool--a powerful set of online tools that bring the classroom to life! Visit www.mylabschool.com for more information!