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NETS*S Curriculum Series: English Language Arts Units for Grades 9-12 Christopher Shamburg

NETS*S Curriculum Series: English Language Arts Units for Grades 9-12

Christopher Shamburg

Published April 1st 2008
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344 pages
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NETS•S: English Language Arts Units for Grades 9–12 offers a holistic and reflective approach to using technology in the high school English class. Author Christopher Shamburg presents 12 language arts units that integrate technology into compelling,MoreNETS•S: English Language Arts Units for Grades 9–12 offers a holistic and reflective approach to using technology in the high school English class. Author Christopher Shamburg presents 12 language arts units that integrate technology into compelling, standards-based lessons. Examples of these units include fanfiction and creative writing, teaching Shakespeare with film and images, using blogs and social bookmarking to facilitate independent reading projects, podcasting for a variety of purposes, and creating and sharing digital video safely and meaningfully.Easily understood by the beginner but full of challenging ideas for the technology-savvy, these exciting lesson plans will appeal to any teacher who has a curiosity about new methods and a belief that technology can reshape and re-energize the high school English Language Arts classroom.The Folger Shakespeare Library produced an excellent video instruction with Chris Shamburg, based on a chapter from the book. Take a look!This is an important book … [that] should be required reading for all pre-service English Methods students. —Michael LoMonico, English Department, Stony Brook University and Senior Consultant on National Education, Folger Shakespeare LibraryFeaturesIntroductory chapters on trends in research, school reform, and copyright that are specifically tailored for the English Language Arts teacher12 lesson units keyed to NETSInterdisciplinary links, teaching tips, lesson extenders, and assessment rubrics for each unitSample projects, Web resources links, activities, and handouts for each unit.Christopher Shamburg is an Associate Professor in the Graduate Program in Educational Technology at New Jersey City University. Before teaching college he was a high school English teacher at the Hudson County School of Technology in Jersey City for 10 years and won several awards for his teaching, including Teacher of the Year,a Geraldine R. Dodge Award for Teaching Humanities, a Governor’s Award for Outstanding Teaching, and two fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities. He has published and presented numerous articles and papers on educational technology and is coauthor of the book Teachers as Technology Leaders (ISTE, 2006).Product Reviews:Highly recommended reading for all teachers everywhere....It is highly readable, very engaging, and readers will come away bursting with ideas. —E-Learning and Digital Media