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Factors affecting secondary science teachers' appraisal and adoption of technology-rich project-based learning environments
Factors affecting secondary science@teachers' appraisal and adoption of technology@-rich project@-based@learning environments (2001) pp. 1–200
We are learning much about how to design project-based curriculum that leverages technology, but we know less about the everyday needs of teachers and the implicit and explicit factors that influence their curriculum adoption decisions. Given that...
New Educator Vol. 4, No. 3 (July 2008) pp. 175–198
Reform-minded teachers encounter formidable challenges, especially in the difficult conditions of typical urban settings. Maintaining an online web log (or "blog") has been suggested as a powerful tool to support their practice and continuing...
Journal of the Learning Sciences Vol. 17, No. 3 (July 2008) pp. 287–337
This case study explores the affordances a weblog (blog) offered to "Ms. Frizzle," an urban middle school science teacher and exceptional blogger, to support her professional identity development. The 316 posts she wrote over 1 school year were...
School Science and Mathematics Vol. 108, No. 5 (May 2008) pp. 173–183
The challenge many teachers face is how to incorporate new technology into their classrooms that strengthens classroom learning by capitalizing on students' media literacies. Blogs, a new and innovative technological tool, can be used in math and...
Teacher Professional Identity Development with Social Networking Technologies: Learning Reform through Blogging
Educational Media International Vol. 45, No. 4 (December 2008) pp. 323–333
Implementing student-centered, inquiry-based science pedagogy in secondary classrooms, though identified as the goal by all science education professional organizations, is rarely a reality in today's classrooms. Therefore, teachers committed to...
How Can Blogging Help Teachers Realize the Goals of Reform-Based Science Instruction? A Study of Nine Classroom Blogs
Journal of Science Education and Technology Vol. 18, No. 3 (June 2009) pp. 275–290
Science teachers struggle with meeting curricular goals outlined by professional organizations within the constraints of traditional school. Engaging science learners as a community who collaboratively and creatively co-construct scientific...
Science Education Vol. 87, No. 4 (2003) pp. 468–89
Examines four teachers implementing a project-based curriculum (Air Quality module) on a web-based platform (ActiveInk Network) in four very different settings. Discusses each case across two themes by examining how the project-level question was...