Next Generation Digital Tools and Applications for Teaching and Learning Enhancement

Next Generation Digital Tools and Applications for Teaching and Learning Enhancement

Mary T. Grassetti (Framingham State University, USA) and Julie Zoino-Jeannetti (Framingham State University, USA)
Release Date: October, 2019|Copyright: © 2020 |Pages: 266
ISBN13: 9781799817703|ISBN10: 1799817709|EISBN13: 9781799817727|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-1770-3


Digital tools and applications are an intricate part of many classroom communities. In the field of education, there is a need to continually monitor the digital landscape and keep up to date on the tools and applications that are available to classroom teachers and K-12 students. Understanding the ever-changing digital landscape and its impact on teaching and learning is critical to using digital tools and applications effectively and in ways that enhance students’ opportunities to learn.

Next Generation Digital Tools and Applications for Teaching and Learning Enhancement is a critical scholarly publication that explores digital tools and applications for the PreK-12 classroom and how digital technology can enhance the preparation of teachers. Featuring a wide range of topics including education equity, social media, and teacher education, this book is essential for educators, academicians, curriculum designers, educational software developers, IT specialists, library specialists, researchers, and practitioners.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • 3D Printing
  • Curriculum Design
  • Education Equity
  • Educational Technology
  • Library Media
  • Mixed Reality Simulation
  • Professional Development
  • Student Engagement
  • Teacher Education

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Mary T. Grassetti, Ed.D., is an associate professor in the College of Education at Framingham State University in Massachusetts. Dr.Grassetti teaches mathematics and science methods courses in the early childhood and elementary teacher education programs and supervises student teachers in the field. Her research focuses on mathematics teacher education, technology and education and motherhood and education. Her work has appeared in the educational journal Perspectives and the Journal of the Motherhood Initiative for Research and Community Involvement. She co-authored a book chapter in Drew Polly's (Ed) Common Core Mathematics Standards and Implementing Digital Technologies. Dr. Grassetti is a reviewer for numerous journals within the field of education and currently serves as president of the New England Educational Research Organization.