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Finding the Common Ground: A Comparison of Writing Expectations and Outcomes between the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills and the Common Core State Standards
Texas Journal of Literacy Education Vol. 2, No. 1 (2014) pp. 69–86
In the Winter 2013 edition of the "Texas Journal of Literacy Education," we announced that a special task force from the TALE board would be sharing the common ground among the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS), Common Core State ...
Reading Teacher Vol. 64, No. 7 (April 2011) pp. 486–497
The struggling second and third graders in this mixed methods study increased their reading comprehension after a 10-week Readers Theatre podcasting project. Podcasting made the students aware of a wider audience, which enhanced the authenticity and ...
Computers in the Schools Vol. 25, No. 3 (October 2008) pp. 259–274
In this article, the authors describe Web 2.0 as tools that have increased the urgency for students' and teachers' critical literacy skills and have also participated in the implementation of critical literacy. The authors define and position both...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2007 (Mar 26, 2007) pp. 128–132
This study explores the perspective of students, teachers and parents to evaluate the use of digital portfolios as an additional way to capture and enhance the learning of elementary students in a public school setting and as an opportunity to...
Texas Journal of Literacy Education Vol. 2, No. 1 (2014) pp. 36–45
Pinterest (http://www.pinterest.com/) is one of the fastest growing social media sites (Duggan & Smith, 2013) and teachers are using it more and more for pedagogical ideas. In response to the increased use of social media in K-12 classrooms, it...
Essential Conditions for Technology-Supported, Student-Centered Learning: An Analysis of Student Experiences with Math Out Loud Using the ISTE Standards for Students
Journal of Research on Technology in Education Vol. 48, No. 4 (2016) pp. 258–273
This article explores links between student experiences with technology-rich mathematics instruction and the ISTE Standards for Students. Research methods applied constructivist grounded theory to analyze data from student interviews against the...
Conceptual Visibility and Virtual Dynamics in Technology-scaffolded Learning Environments for Conceptual Knowledge of Mathematics
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 31, No. 3 (July 2012) pp. 283–310
This article adds to the growing body of research surrounding the use of virtual manipulatives for mathematics learning. The study reported herein used five different virtual manipulatives from four different websites, all within a sixth grade unit...
Access Is Not Enough: A Collaborative Autoethnographic Study of Affordances and Challenges of Teacher Educators’ iPad Integration in Elementary Education Methods Courses
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 17, No. 3 (September 2017) pp. 411–431
Research indicates that preservice teachers’ understandings of how to integrate technology into their classrooms are dependent upon experience in their university methods courses and in their field placements. These findings place a new...