ISTE, the International Society for Technology in Education, has announced the publication of Handheld Computers and Smartphones In Secondary Schools: A Guide to Hands-On Learning. Written by handheld guru and best-selling author Bard Williams, the book provides lesson plans for all secondary school content areas and includes classroom management strategies, professional development ideas, tips for choosing and using best-of-class curriculum and productivity software, and practical classroom exercises that get the most out of handheld computers.
The book is intended for grade 6-12 teachers, technology coordinators, curriculum developers, and teacher educators.
Handheld Computers and Smartphones In Secondary Schools: A Guide to Hands-On Learning may be purchased online for $35.95 for ISTE members and $39.95 for nonmembers. More information about the book as well as a free downloadable excerpt and the table of contents are available at http://www.iste.org/store.
Author Bard Williams, Ed.D., is a veteran educator, technology visionary, and nationally known writer, speaker, and consultant, the announcement states. He is a frequent keynote speaker and presenter at major technology and Internet conferences and the author of several award-winning books. His ISTE titles include the best-selling Palm Handheld Computers-A Complete Resource for Classroom Teachers and We're Getting Wired, We're Going Mobile, What's Next"
Source: International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), http://www.iste.org