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Enhancing the Art & Science of Teaching With Technology

By: Sonny Magaña, Robert J. Marzano

Successfully leverage technology to enhance classroom practices with this practical resource. Over 100 strategies and a glossary of classroom-relevant technology terms are included.

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Enhancing the Art & Science of Teaching With Technology

Successfully leverage technology to enhance classroom practices with this practical resource. The authors demonstrate the importance of educational technology, which is quickly becoming an essential component in effective teaching. Included are over 100 organized classroom strategies, vignettes that show each sections strategies in action, and a glossary of classroom-relevant technology terms. Key research is summarized and translated into classroom recommendations.

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  • Gain a greater understanding of the theory and research behind technology and how it enhances teaching practices.
  • Discover how to seamlessly incorporate technology into your current instruction.
  • Explore the 41 elements of effective teaching to boost students academic achievement.
  • Learn your own unique pedagogical strengths and areas in which you would like to develop greater proficiency.
  • Master the Art and Science of Teaching framework, and gain practical implementation strategies for any classroom.
  • Read relatable classroom stories that depict the presented strategies.
  • Gain exercises and end-of-chapter proficiency scales to help assess and reinforce understanding.
  • Utilize an appendix that clearly explains the concept of effect size.
  • Use an appendix of unusual information to help engage students in content.
  • Discover an appendix of planning questions for implementing the presented strategies.

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Additional Information

Product Code: BKL017, EKL010

ISBN: 9780985890247

Published By: Marzano Resources

Page Count: 216

“Sonny Magaña and Bob Marzano have put it all together in this wonderful book filled with practical ideas that all teachers can put into immediate practice. Backed by research and practical success stories from the field, educators will discover that they can build on their current success and traditional teaching strategies. Enhancing the Art & Science of Teaching With Technology will expand every teacher’s skill set to help support a wide range of learners across all subjects and grades. Numerous practical examples of how teachers can tap technology to have students think more deeply and be reflective of their learning are at the heart this important work. This is a book that honors the value of good teaching while introducing powerful emerging tools.”

Alan November, senior partner, November Learning

“At last we have a book that breaks down the elements of effective teaching practice and explains clearly how proven methods can be enhanced through the judicious use of technology. Coupled with an overview of the research evidence on the use of educational technology in the classroom, the result is a must-read for anyone who cares about effective teaching and learning in a contemporary setting.”

Angela McFarlane, professor in education, University of Bristol Graduate School of Education

Enhancing the Art & Science of Teaching With Technology will be truly helpful to any teacher or team hoping to transform the learning environment with the power of technology. The strategies in Enhancing the Art & Science of Teaching With Technology are supported by research, making this an invaluable collection for teachers and administrators alike.”

Karen Cator, president and CEO, Digital Promise (former director, Office of Educational Technology, US Department of Education)

“Sonny Magaña and Robert Marzano have the rare ability to translate complex research into practices that teachers can understand. Adapting the well-known framework from The Art and Science of Teaching of 9 design questions and 41 key elements, they provide a handbook for how teachers can harness a wide range of technology tools to create the transformed classrooms promised by the Digital Age."

Milton Chen, senior fellow, The George Lucas Educational Foundation

“A must-have for every educator! Enhancing the Art & Science of Teaching With Technology by Sonny Magaña and Robert Marzano helps teachers blend technological tools into classroom learning experiences. The Sitka School District began working with a Marzano mindset more than a decade ago, and we have consulted with Magaña to share the strategies outlined in this book with our teachers; we know firsthand how teachers can immediately apply the concepts presented to positively impact student performance. Magaña and Marzano have written a powerful resource that is a road map to success for schools and districts—one which will help a good teacher to become a great teacher, and a great teacher to become masterful.”

Steve Bradshaw, superintendent, and Mary Wegner, assistant superintendent, Sitka School District, Alaska

“As a school principal, I am constantly in pursuit of research-proven instructional practices and educational technology that positively impact student achievement. In Enhancing the Art & Science of Teaching with Technology, Magaña and Marzano merge the best of pedagogy and technology to identify high yield instructional strategies that maximize student achievement. This book is a must-read for anyone interested in creating effective and engaging learning environments for all students.”

Rick Oser, principal, Lemon Grove Academy for the Sciences and Humanities, California

“Clear, concise, and compelling, Enhancing the Art & Science of Teaching With Technology is an essential component of the modern and thriving classroom.”

Tom Charouhas, digital media/science instructor, Rose Hill Middle School, Washington

“This is the book many K–12 instructional technology teachers and leaders have been waiting for—a great resource for planning professional development programs to develop teacher instructional practice and to infuse technology tools to increase student learning. Magaña and Marzano provide research-based connections of content, instruction, and technology with practical examples that make sense. Information presented in this book can also be used as case to support technology and professional development funding initiatives for our schools.”

Anne Case Reed, director of information systems and applied technology, Marysville School District, Washington

“Action research is a commitment to continuous learning. Magaña and Marzano provide an incredibly useful set of action research design questions to help teachers frame their course of learning. They also provide dozens of possible solutions to these challenging problems, integrating the use of a wide range of technology tools. It is a powerful resource for anyone teaching action research to educators.”

Margaret Riel, director, Center for Collaborative Action Research

Enhancing the Art & Science of Teaching With Technology graphically and effectively makes so many connections for the 21st century educator. It can be used holistically to get a better understanding of the educational benefits of technology; it can also be a used as an amazing toolkit for the teacher looking to fine-tune their capacity with a specific element. The online resources and ideas alone in this book are simply amazing!”

Sue Miller, fifth-grade teacher, West Tisbury Elementary School, Massachusetts

“Reading Enhancing the Art & Science of Teaching With Technology deepened and clarified my understanding of the elements and strategies in the Art and Science of Teaching framework. The technology integration strategies showed me specific, practical ways to combine elements and strategies in a strategic and powerful way. The scenarios gave me the opportunity to visualize the elements and strategies in action—which gave me an anchor for application. I was able to go back and immediately apply the integration of technology in my practice!”

Amanda Ellis, director of professional development

“The mark of any dynamic and useful educational technology resource, the primary focus of this book revolves around effective classroom instruction and management. This book is a must-read practical guide for teachers, school, and district leadership, as well as educational technology professionals. Highly recommended!”

Jay Vean, district technology and learning coach, Cherry Creek Schools

Enhancing the Art & Science of Teaching With Technology is a comprehensive guide to the research, tools, and techniques that can take school effectiveness and student achievement into the 21st century. Rather than offering a silver bullet for lagging student achievement, Magaña and Marzano present how the framework of best practices described in The Art and Science of Teaching, when delivered through the strategic use of educational technology, has a significant, measurable, sustainable positive impact on student achievement across its most challenging gaps. A must-read for any educator or administrator who wants to learn the research-proven techniques that can make classroom technology reach its full potential to boost student achievement.”

James W. Coursey, technology coach, Oklahoma City Public Schools

“In Enhancing the Art & Science of Teaching With Technology, Magaña and Marzano share their expertise on enriching lesson design through the integration of specific digital tools ranging from IWBs, clickers, and cloud-based platforms. This is a resource that teachers would revisit often as they design lessons and transform curriculum. I am eager to share the Enhancing the Art & Science of Teaching With Technology with my principal, curriculum leaders, and fellow faculty.”

Barbara Peskin, instructional technology specialist, Massachusetts

“In Enhancing the Art & Science of Teaching With Technology, Sonny Magaña and Robert J. Marzano make a compelling case that technology can bring about meaningful and unprecedented opportunities for authentic learning. With a wealth of information and strategies, Magaña and Marzano present a model for the dynamic enhancement of lessons through the use of technology in the classroom. The model they lay out not only engages learners, but also transforms them through connection, collaboration, and contribution. The book is a timely and valuable guide for educators working to integrate technology into the curriculum.”

Angela Maiers, president, Maiers Education Services

“Sonny’s new book demonstrates real 'withitness'. The 41-point questionnaire for the Art and Science of Teaching model is worth the price of the book. I love the fact that every chapter includes a teaching with technology vignette that makes this book particularly useful for helping teachers construct impactful lessons.”

Tom Vander Ark, CEO, Getting Smart


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