"The author has made it easy for the teacher to work electronic devices into the classroom and prepare the students for a student-led classroom. The book is so organized that beginners can have success in a short amount of time. Students and teachers will love it."
"This book provides a focus that is missing from most integration related resources. It focuses on changing instruction. Teachers will not be intimidated by the rationale and ideas the author presents. The examples are realistic, applicable, and easily reproducible by teachers. "
"I am not just reading. I am learning on the spot. I can go to my classroom tomorrow and use information I learned about while reading. Our students love to use technology. Why not motivate them by using what they enjoy so much? This book will provide powerful information on how to engage your students with technology."
"Need to help your students become a 21st Century Learner? Look no further! This book is all you need and you too will learn something new!"
"I am thrilled to have a copy of this book and want to get it into the hands of my principal, tech teacher, and colleagues. It is straight-forward, well-organized, and a smart approach to developing 21st century expertise in educators of every level. We need this book in my school system. If I had the power, I would order a copy for every employee and then set about forming PLNs for its use."
"With technology evolving at a furious pace, teachers are often overwhelmed with how to begin. Ken Halla's book, written from firsthand practitioner experience, provides practical and simple integration techniques that will assist both novice and more experienced teachers incorporate technology to enhance student learning."
"One of the most common complaints I hear from students is that their teachers don’t understand how to effectively use technology to enhance learning. However, Ken Halla has become one of the most highly-regarded teachers in our community as a result of his work engaging students in new ways, so much so that his trending hashtags on Twitter consistently inspire students to delve more deeply into course content outside of the classroom. I am so glad he has written this book to help other teachers and administrators learn from his successes."
"This is a great book for all educators. Spending time to learn how to employ technology tools for the classroom, especially when they are simple and free, saves hours of time per week and ultimately makes teachers’ lives much easier, so they can spend more time doing what they love--teaching."
"For teachers grappling with the rise of online learning in schools, this is a must read--a detailed nuts and bolts guide to classroom tools in the cloud."
"Ken Halla is a teacher committed to improving his craft by learning and interacting with other educators. His dedication to enhancing instructional practice and meeting the needs of every student through the integration of technology is well documented in this book. It is a must read for any educator interested in meeting the needs of 21st Century students."
"For most of history, where you were born and your proximity to books, resources, and libraries were factors that impacted your potential for academic success. This is no longer true. In our lifetime, there has been a fundamental shift to this longstanding reality. Today our teachers and students have 1 Billion libraries and all the world's information at our fingertips. Technology has integrated into the core of all our lives and into almost everything we do. In education, it is no longer a question of whether we integrate technology in education, it is a question of how we do it.
"Deeper Learning provides readers with a spot-on assemblage of thoughts and actions for teacher leaders who are ready to leap into the digital world of instruction. Second order teaching is described in clear and applicable terms which will ignite the power of relevance in all of us."
"Technology is transforming the business of teaching and learning. Thankfully we have Ken Halla who provides here a timely guide to navigate this new digital classroom. Ken’s resourceful guide is for every teacher who wants to steer into the new world of teaching and learning with confidence."
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