Biltmore Elementary


Web 2.0 New Tools, New Schools by: Gwen Solomon and Lynne Schrum
Book Study
Reader's Response
Chapter 1 New World, New Web, New Skills

Chapter 2 Students and Learning

Chapter 3 New Tools

Chapter 4 New Tools in Schools

Chapter 5 Professional Development

Chapter 6 Leadership and New Tools

Chapter 7 Online Safety Security

Chapter 8 Systemic Issues

Chapter 9 New Schools
**Four A's Text Protocol
Chapter 7
  • The author Assumes that all teachers, administrators, parents, and students understand the extent of copyright laws.
  • ...Agree with giving cyber-awareness survey, importance of educating students on what constitutes stealing
  • ...Argue with only teachers needing to help students use the internet appropriately. Parents need to have knowledge of safe internet use and help their children.
  • ...Aspire to get students their own email addresses, giving them access to programs such as googledocs, wikispaces, and other programs that require email addresses, especially since students don't have access to internet at home.


Ch. 9 New Schools
Ch. 9 Assumption- All schools are equipped and ready to element the lastest technology.
Also, there is an assumption that always teachers want to use/embrace using technology.
That all students have equal access to computer use.

Ch. 9 Agree- 1. The new technology integration is on its way. 2. A global central hub of software will make differentiation.

Ch. 9 Argue- The use of excessive amount use of technology to replace a teacher is impersonal to students. Many students need face to face interaction, praise, and feedback from a teacher rather than a printed feedback sheet. 2. Technology software can be expensive.

Ch. 9 Aspire-** We aspire to move forward in our classrooms with integrating technology.