Information Today Inc. Announces the Publication of "Online Teaching in K-12: Models, Methods, and Best Practices for Teachers and Administrators"

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New book offers practical, research-based approaches for high-quality, effective online instruction.

Online Teaching in K-12

Online Teaching in K-12

The landscape of K–12 education has changed dramatically. Educators are challenged to adapt and respond to new opportunities in teaching and learning, including a shifting economy and the changing structure and demographics of the U.S. family.

Information Today, Inc. (ITI) announced the publication of Online Teaching in K–12: Models, Methods, and Best Practices for Teachers and Administrators, edited by Sarah Bryans-Bongey and Kevin J. Graziano.

Bryans-Bongey and Graziano lead a team of expert contributors in this essential hands-on reference and textbook for education professionals seeking success in the planning, design, and teaching of K–12 online courses and programs. Online Teaching in K–12 is a skillfully edited book that brings together more than two dozen experts and practitioners to present an array of innovative models and methods, successful programs and practices, useful tools and resources, and need-to-know information on diverse aspects of online teaching and learning.

Organized in three parts—Foundations, Supporting Diverse Learners, and Implementation Strategies—Online Teaching in K–12 will be welcomed for its clear and timely coverage geared to supporting teachers, administrators, professional trainers, colleges, and schools in their quest for excellence in online primary education.

“The landscape of K–12 education has changed dramatically,” say editors Bryans-Bongey and Graziano. “Educators are challenged to adapt and respond to new opportunities in teaching and learning, including a shifting economy and the changing structure and demographics of the U.S. family.” Emerging technologies are the norm, and Online Teaching in K–12 serves as an essential guide for teachers and principals seeking not only to keep up, but to make the most of leading leading-edge challenges and opportunities.

Melissa Layne, editor-in-chief of American Public University System’s Internet Learning journal, calls Online Teaching in K–12, “A timely and thorough compendium focusing on theoretical frameworks, student diversity, and strategies for teaching and learning implementation in the K–12 space ... a must read for educators who are using online components in the classroom or wondering where to start.”

Contributors to this book include the editors, as well as:

Kat D. Alves
James D. Basham
Richard Allen Carter, Jr.
Diane Carver
Lesley Casarez
Elizabeth Dalton
Lori Feher
Xavier Gomez
Kendra Grant
Michael J. Kennedy
Jacqueline Knight
Michael Kosloski
Kim Livengood
Andrew Miller
Rolin Moe
Steven C. Moskowitz
Luis Pérez
Linda Polin
Mary Frances Rice
Wendy J. Rodgers
John Elwood Romig
Christopher Rozitis
Gregory Shepherd
Chery Takkunen-Lucarelli
Dianne L. Tetreault
Norman Vaughan
Heidi Weber

Sarah Bryans-Bongey, EdD, is an assistant professor of Education at Nevada State College (NSC). She has more than 12 years’ experience designing and teaching web-enhanced, blended, and fully online courses, including a course in online teaching methods. Her Minnesota and Nevada credentials are in 7–12 English language arts, as well as K–12 media, technology, and autism spectrum disorders. She is a recipient of NSC’s 2016 Teaching Excellence Award. Kevin J. Graziano, EdD, is a professor of education at Nevada State College (NSC). He received his doctorate in international and multicultural education with a minor in educational technology from the University of San Francisco. His teaching and research interests include teacher education, educational technology, and teaching English as a second language. He has been teaching online since 2003.

Online Teaching in K–12: Models, Methods, and Best Practices for Teachers and Administrators
(352 pp/hardcover/$65.00/ISBN 978-1-57387-527-1) is published by Information Today, Inc. (ITI) and is available wherever quality books and ebooks are sold. For more information, call (800) 300-9868; fax (609) 654-4309; email custserv(at)infotoday.com; or visit the ITI website at infotoday.com.

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