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An Examination of Gender Differences in Elementary Constructionist Classrooms Using Lego/Logo Instruction
Computers in the Schools Vol. 22 (Jul 12, 2005)
Gender disparity exists in many educational environments despite conscientious attempts to equalize opportunities and outcomes. Research studies indicate females are less likely to effectively engage in the use of technology for problem solving....
Kindergarteners Can Do It—So Can You: A Case Study of a Constructionist Technology-Rich First Year Seminar for Undergraduate College Students
Information Technology in Childhood Education Annual Vol. 2003, No. 1 (2003) pp. 243–260
Constructionism is a theory of learning proposed by Seymour Papert of MIT. Co-instructors for a first year seminar for undergraduate students provided education students with a one-semester constructionist experience to learn by engaging with...
Information Technology in Childhood Education Annual Vol. 2001, No. 1 (2001) pp. 229–244
The Iowa Early Childhood Papert Partnership (IECPP), a partnership among two public school systems, a private uni-versity school of education, a Head Start agency, a state area educational support agency, and renown technology theorist Seymour...
Lance Wilhelm; Kathleen Puckett; Sally Beisser; William Wishart; Eunice Merideth; Thilla Sivakumaran
TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning Vol. 50, No. 4 (August 2006) pp. 62–71
Portfolios are used in teacher education programs to provide evidence of pre-service teachers' professional growth and development. As programs are better able to integrate technology into the teacher preparation curriculum, many educational...