6-12 teachers will discover how to integrate the
tech requirements found within today’s academic standards into their everyday
Perhaps your district provides current technology development for staff on a
regular basis and has instructional coaches to help teachers infuse technology
into their curriculum to meet various academic standards. But in reality, most
districts don’t have this kind of support. In this book (the second in a
two-book series), you’ll learn how to shift your instructional practice and
leverage technology to meet today’s curriculum education standards for grades
6-12. This book doesn’t cover every 6-12 national standard, but identifies the
standards with a technology component and provides resources and lessons to help
you teach those standards effectively.
This book includes:
• Classroom-tested lesson ideas in English language arts, math, science and
social studies mapped to ISTE and tech-related standards to support college- and
• Lists of technology-embedded college- and
career-readiness standards for each grade level, along with practical ideas and
up-to-date resources (apps, software and websites) that can be used in meeting
• Suggestions for addressing roadblocks to incorporating
technology in the classroom.
• Ways to incorporate staff development and
parental support at the school level.
• Access to a companion website with
information on the tools referenced in the text.
implementation of these strategies, you’ll help your students become
self-directed and critical readers, writers and thinkers so they’re better
prepared for the future!
About the Authors
Valerie Morrison has 14 years of experience as a technology director,
integration specialist and technology coach. A regular conference presenter,
Morrison also teaches education courses at the college
Stephanie Novak , a 27-year educator turned instructional
coach, helps teachers in grades K-5 understand how to blend the standards into a
Tim Vanderwerff is a 35-year veteran teacher
who has worked with learners from kindergarten to adulthood. As an instructional
coach, Vanderwerff uses his background in media, technology and English language
arts to help elementary teachers implement state