Reviews of Transforming Schools with Technology:

from Education Book Reviews:

“Using specific case studies from school divisions around the country, Zucker illuminates the potential pitfalls educational leaders may face in the quest to fully and adequately prepare our students with 21st Century learning and skills. Required reading for any educational leader concerned with improving student achievement, Zucker's, Transforming Schools with Technology: How Smart Use of Digital Tools Helps Achieve Six Key Education Goals, is truly a force multiplier, and the lessons and insights shared are essential for central office, as well as site based practitioners.”
—excerpt from book review in Education Book Reviews.

from Teachers College Record:

“Given the prevalence of technology throughout society, this is an important book for educational administrators and policy makers and for others concerned with the deployment of technology within schools. As the title suggests, the book takes a very positive outlook on the promises of technology for education.”
—excerpt from book review in Teachers College Record, April 2008

from Educational Research Service:

“The author argues that the smart use of technology in the education process is seamless and fully meets the educational needs of the students and teachers. Technology can provide special education students, low- and high-achievers, English Language Learners, and others with the customized educational supports they need. Technology can also make it easier for teachers and school staff to perform administrative duties, freeing up more time for instruction.”
—excerpt from book review in Educational Research Service, March 2008

from Book News Inc.:

“This book argues that technology will play a central role in achieving critical education goals and reforms, illustrating constructive ways that schools are utilizing computers, the Internet, and other digital tools. Zucker (research scientist, Concord Consortium) expounds on six crucial goals: increasing student achievement in academic subjects; making schools more engaging and relevant; achieving a high-quality education for all; preparing, attracting, and retaining more highly qualified teachers; increasing the support of children by parents and communities; and requiring greater accountability by schools.”
—excerpt from Book News Inc., March 2008

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