Beyond bird units! Thinking and Understanding in Information-Rich and Technology-Rich Environments Refresh Edition
David V. Loertscher, Carol Koechlin, and Sandi Zwaan; Hi Willow Research and Publishing; 2011; ISBN 978-1-933170-64-0; $38.00
Since the publication of the original best selling edition, the authors and users have discovered even more effective ways of constructing super learning experiences. Thus, every unit of study represented in the original volume has been updated and improved to demonstrate powerful ways of boosting thinking and learning through technology. The book provides 18 powerful instructional designs with examples across the disciplines and grade levels that can by used by teachers, teacher librarians, and teacher technologist to maximize both content knowledge and 21st Century Skills. And, at the conclusion of each learning experience, the authors demonstrate metacognitive strategies to probe what was learned and how future learning experiences can be improved. An essential tool for collaborative construction and assessment of learning!
ebook version (pdf): $33.00