Technology Instruction Fixing the Disconnect

Larson, Lotta; Kuhn, Cyndi Danner; Collins, Royce Ann; Balthazor, Gerri; Ribble, Mike; Miller, Teresa Northern
December 2009
Principal Leadership;Dec2009, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p54
The article discusses the disconnect between the old pencil and paper school literacies and the exposure of high school students to the new literacy offered by information and communication technologies. It cites the revised National Educational Technology Standards (NETS) for students which emphasized higher-order thinking skills and digital citizenship. It suggests that schools must ensure that all students are learning the necessary technological skills by providing access and support.


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