The School Board President Called:
Can You Justify Technology Next Tuesday?
Karen Work Richardson
Middlesex County Public Schools
PowerPoint presentation and links to resources available at http://www.wmburgweb.com/Resources/index.html
Best Places to Begin:
Byrom, Elizabeth (SERVE). (DATE). Review of the Professional Literature on the Integration of Technology into Educational Programs. [Online]. Available: http://www.serve.org/technology/litreview.html
Kosakowski, J. (1998). The Benefits of Information Technology. ERIC Digest. [Online]. Available: http://www.ed.gov/databases/ERIC_Digests/ed420302.html
McKenzie, J. (1992, September). Judging the success of new technologies. From Now On, The Educational Technology Journal, 3 [Online]. Available: http://www.fno.org/FNOSep92.html
Mid-Continent Regional Educational Laboratory. (1996). The impact of technology. [Online]. Available: http://www.mcrel.org/products/tech/technology/impact.asp
Milken Exchange on Educational Technology. The impact of education technology on student achievement: What the most current research has to say. [Online]. Available: http://www.mff.org/publications/publications.taf?page=161
North Central Regional Educational Laboratory. (1999). Critical Issue: Using Technology to Improve Student Achievement [Online]. Available: http://www.ncrel.org/sdrs/area/issues/methods/technlgy/te800.htm
North Central Regional Educational Laboratory. (2000). A Bibliography of Research and Resources on Technology and Engaged Learning. [Online]. Available: http://www.ncrel.org/sdrs/areas/techbib.htm
U.S. Department of Education. (2000, September). Teachers’ tools for the 21st century: A report on teachers’ use of technology. [Online]. Available: http://nces.ed.gov/pubsearch/pubsinfor.asp?pubid=2000102
Bracey, Bonnie. (1998, May). Teachers and technology. [Online]. Available: http://www.edu-cybergpg.com/Teachers/bbracey2.html
Starr, Linda. (2000). And in this corner: The high-tech heretic! [Online]. Available: http://www.education-world.com/a_tech/tech029.html
Cuban, Larry. (1993, Winter). Computer meets classroom: Classroom wins. Teachers College Record 95, 185-210. (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. EJ 478548)
Oppenheimer, Todd. (1997, July). The computer delusion. The Atlantic Monthly. [Online]. Available: http://www.theatlantic.com/issues/97jul/computer.htm
On Your Bookshelf:
Healy, Jane M. (1998). Failure to connect: How computers affect our children’s minds – and what we can do about it. New York: Simon and Schuster.
Learn and Live. (1997). California: The George Lucas Educational Foundation.
Stoll, Clifford. (1995). Silicon snake oil: Second thoughts on the information superhighway. New York: Doubleday.
Stoll, Clifford. (1999). High-tech heretic: Why computers don’t belong in the classroom and other reflections of a computer contrarian. New York: Doubleday.
Tate, Lori, editor. Curriculum Snapshots: Picture Technology in Your Classroom. (1999). SEIR-TEC at AEL.