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Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2008 (Mar 03, 2008) pp. 2959–2966
This paper examines how wiki technology can be used to support teacher professional development. Wiki is a type of interactive web site that allows users to contribute and edit content. This technology can be used in a number of ways, but in each...
Visualization tools: Models, representations and knowledge@integration (1999) pp. 1–302
Learning science requires students to make inferences and draw conclusions about concepts that are abstract, invisible or otherwise difficult to imagine. Scientific visualization is one way to make science and scientific thinking more visible to...
Pedagogy for the Connected Science Classroom: Computer Supported Collaborative Science and the Next Generation Science Standards
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 14, No. 4 (December 2014) pp. 401–418
The prevalence of computers in the classroom is compelling teachers to develop new instructional skills. This paper provides a theoretical perspective on an innovative pedagogical approach to science teaching that takes advantage of technology to...
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 13, No. 3 (September 2013) pp. 262–284
The need for the effective development of digital literacies pervades every aspect of instruction in contemporary classrooms. As a result, teacher candidates must be equipped to draw upon a variety of literacies in order to tap into the complex...
Using Cloud-Based Collaborative Documents to Perform Continuous Formative Assessment During Instruction
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2012 (Oct 09, 2012) pp. 612–615
New collaborative web-based document technology provides the opportunity to instantly collect and analyze large sets of data from multiple students, groups and class sections with speed and accuracy. Teachers can learn to use tools like Google Docs &...
Children's Participation in a Virtual Epidemic in the Science Classroom: Making Connections to Natural Infectious Diseases
Journal of Science Education and Technology Vol. 16, No. 1 (February 2007) pp. 47–58
This study investigated students' understanding of a virtual infectious disease in relation to their understanding of natural infectious diseases. Two sixth-grade classrooms of students between the ages of 10 and 12 (46 students) took part in a...
Brian Beabout; Shawn Foley; Marjorie Rickard; Janise Venia Wriddle; Laurie MacDonald; Stephen Smith; Rob Campbell; Johannes Strobel
TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning Vol. 50, No. 2 (March 2006) pp. 57–61
This article presents seven vignettes that focus on what technology specialists, instructional designers, teacher trainers, teachers, parents, corporate trainers and performance technologists can do to create positive and systemic change in...
Norman Herr; Mike Rivas; Brian Foley; Virginia Vandergon; Matthew d'Alessio; Gerry Simila; Dorothy Nguyen-Graff; Henk Postma
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2012 (Mar 05, 2012) pp. 3899–3903
Collaborative, synchronous, online document technology provides teachers the opportunity to perform continuous formative assessments to inform them of current student understanding so that they may reform their instruction to promote student...