HAYIDION The Prizmah Journal


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by RAVSAK Staff Issue: iSchool
This column features books, articles and websites, recommended by our authors and people from the RAVSAK network, pertaining to the theme of the current issue of HaYidion for readers who want to investigate the topic in greater depth.

Books / Studies

Cuban, L. Oversold and Underused: Computers in the Classroom.
Federal Funding for Educational Technology and How It Is Used in the Classroom.
Kelly, Frank S., McCain, Ted, and Jukes, Ian. Teaching the Digital Generation.
Jensen, Eric. Teaching with the Brain in Mind.
Johnson, Steven. Everything Bad is Good for You.
November, Alan. Empowering Students with Technology.
Ibid. Web Literacy for Educators.
Richardson, Will. Blogs, Wikis, & Podcasts.
Small, Gary, and Vorspan, Gigi. iBrain.
Sousa, David. How the Brain Learns.
Tapscott, Don. Grown Up Digital.
Theodosakis, Nikos. The Director in the Classroom.
Weinberger, David. Everything Is Miscellaneous.
Willingham, Dan. Why Don’t Students Like School.
Articles / Periodicals
Bailey, G. D. “Technology Leadership: Ten Essential Buttons for Understanding Technology Integration in the 21st Century.” coe.ksu.edu/bailey/currentbuttonart.html.
Blankenship, W. “Making Connections: Using Online Discussion Forums to Engage Students in Historical Inquiry.” Social Education, 73(3), 127-130.
Chamberlin, B., Hofer, M., and Scot, T. “Fulfilling the Need for a Technology
Integration Specialist.” thejournal.com/magazine/vault/A5036.cfm.
Cuban, L., Kirkpatrick, H., & Peck, C. “High Access and Low Use of Technologies in High School Classrooms: Explaining an Apparent Paradox.” American Educational Research Journal, 38(4), 813-834.
Pena-Schaff, J. B., & Nichols, C. “Analyzing Student Interactions and Meaning Construction in Computer Bulletin Boards.” Computers & Education, 42(3), 243-265.
Pittinsky, T., & Wiener, T. “The Identity Wiki: A Ninth Grade Integration Project.” Jewish Educational Leadership, 7(2), 37-40.
Warschauer, M. “Comparing Face-to-Face and Electronic Discussion in the Second Language Classroom.” CALICO Journal 13: 2-3, 7-26, Win-Spr 1995-96.
Weigel, Margaret, James, Carrie, and Gardner, Howard. “Learning: Peering Backward and Looking Forward in the Digital Era.” IJLM 1:1, Winter 2009, 1-18.
“What the Research Says About Interactive Whiteboards.web.archive.org/web/20061208064641.
Young, J. R. “When Computers Leave Classrooms, So Does Boredom.” chronicle.com/article/Teach-Naked-Effort-Strips/47398/

Online Resources

Cet.ac.il
Ck12.org/flexr
Cnx.org
Commoncraft.com
Curriki.org
Drop.io
Globalkids.org
Google.com/cse
Ics.soe.umich.edu
Jingproject.com
Kiva.com
Learncentral.org
Mathtrain.tv
Merlot.org
Moodle.org
Ning.com
Ocw.mit.edu/OcsWeb/web/home/home/index.htm
Readyanimator.com
Smarttech.com
Supercoolschool.com
Techsmith.com
Uopeople.org
Voicethread.com
Webquest.org
Wikispaces.com
Wiziq.com

Jewish Online Resources

Alpha.mediamidrash.org
Chinuch.org
Edtechexp.blogspot.com
Etheoreal.com/jlearn2.0
G-dcast.com
Jewishsmartboards.wikispaces.com
Legacyheritage.org/SJED
Mikranet.org.il
On1foot.org
Opensiddur.net
Taggedtanakh.org
Thelockers.net

Online Research Resources

C4lpt.co.uk/thesmartlearner
Cellphonesinlearning.com
Committedsardine.com
Innosightinstitute.org/practices/education
Teachersfirst.com/getsource.cfm?id=7094

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