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Brave new schools : [electronic resource] challenging cultural illiteracy through global learning networks / Jim Cummins and Dennis Sayers.

By: Cummins, Jim, 1949-.
Contributor(s): Sayers, Dennis.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 1997Edition: 1st St. Martin's Griffin ed.Description: xii, 362 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.ISBN: 0312163584 (pbk.) :; 9780312163587 (pbk.).Subject(s): Educational change -- United States | Multicultural education -- United States | Educational technology -- United States | Telecommunication in education -- United States | Distance education -- United States | Internet in educationDDC classification: 371.334 Online resources: Free eBook from the Internet Archive | Additional information and access via Open Library
Contents:
From the inner city to the global village : the emergence of electronic communities of learning -- Beyond functional literacy : the dilemmas of educational reform -- Blueprints from the past : the intercultural learning networks of Célestin Freinet and Mario Lodi -- Instructional landscapes : putting collaborative critical inquiry on the map -- Superhighway to where? -- Access to the internet : getting connected -- Choosing a local telecommunications service provider : three levels of connectivity -- Internet connection tools and learning how to use them -- "Staying on top" of the internet -- Explorations : an "internet scenario" from K-12 education -- Internet resources for K-12 education : selected annotated listings. Partner-class clearinghouses and project-oriented activities ; General K-12 resources ; Parent involvement ; Multicultural education ; Bilingualism, foreign languages, and second language learning ; Resources for students with special learning needs -- Arts in education ; Language arts ; Social studies ; Science, mathematics, and environmental education.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [349]-359) and index.

Originally published: New York : St. Martin's Press, 1995.

"With a revised and updated guide to the Internet for parents and teachers"--Cover.

From the inner city to the global village : the emergence of electronic communities of learning -- Beyond functional literacy : the dilemmas of educational reform -- Blueprints from the past : the intercultural learning networks of Célestin Freinet and Mario Lodi -- Instructional landscapes : putting collaborative critical inquiry on the map -- Superhighway to where? -- Access to the internet : getting connected -- Choosing a local telecommunications service provider : three levels of connectivity -- Internet connection tools and learning how to use them -- "Staying on top" of the internet -- Explorations : an "internet scenario" from K-12 education -- Internet resources for K-12 education : selected annotated listings. Partner-class clearinghouses and project-oriented activities ; General K-12 resources ; Parent involvement ; Multicultural education ; Bilingualism, foreign languages, and second language learning ; Resources for students with special learning needs -- Arts in education ; Language arts ; Social studies ; Science, mathematics, and environmental education.

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