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(1998) pp. 1–248
The goal of this study was to investigate the effects of incorporating opportunities for reflection and revision in hands-on science instruction which emphasized experimentation using model rockets. The participants were low achieving sixth grade...
Commentary: A Framework for Supporting Learning and Teaching About Mathematical and Scientific Models
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 3, No. 3 (April 2003) pp. 288–299
It was with great interest that I recently read Using Technology to Support Prospective Science Teachers in Learning and Teaching About Scientific Models (Cullin & Crawford, 2003). This article presented a convincing argument that the role of models ...
Situating Authentic Tasks with Digital Video: Scaffolding the Development of Critical Thinking and Reflection in Preservice Teacher Preparation
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2003 (2003) pp. 1524–1530
Advances in technologies have generated a new range of possibilities for teaching, learning, and professional development with digital video. Planning and editing meaningful video is a process that engages learners with an extended cognitive...
Integrating Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment in Project-Based Instruction: A Case Study of an Experienced Teacher
Journal of Science Education and Technology Vol. 13, No. 4 (December 2004) pp. 447–460
This case study of a teacher who engaged his students in inquiry within a technologically rich classroom was conducted over 5 weeks, including 15 regularly scheduled classes. Data include extensive teacher interviews, e-mail, and artifacts such as...
Integrating Technology With Meaningful Content and Faculty Research: The UTeach Natural Sciences Program
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 3, No. 1 (2003) pp. 99–119
But there are a few dozen universities like UT-Austin for which research is a mission of equal importance to teaching. I'm not just talking about scientific or engineering research-a research university is a place where you have people producing new ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2017 (Mar 05, 2017) pp. 1592–1597
Recent developments in mobile technology and virtual reality (VR) have made it possible for students and teachers to engage virtual field trips using mobile devices, such as smartphones. This poster focuses on the development process to create a...
International Journal of Educational Research Vol. 72, No. 1 (2015) pp. 70–79
We report on a systematic review of evaluations of education voucher programs in developing countries. Extensive searching identified two studies that met inclusion criteria—one examining the Colombia PACES program and the other evaluating the...
Meeting the ISTE Challenge in the Field: An Overview of the First Six Distinguished Achievement Award Winning Programs
Journal of Computing in Teacher Education Vol. 21, No. 1 (2004) pp. 11–21
The 2002 National Educational Technology Standards (NETS) Distinguished Achievement Awards, sponsored by the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), were awarded to six teacher education programs across the United States. The...
Using Virtual Reality to Augment Museum-Based Field Trips in a Preservice Elementary Science Methods Course
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 19, No. 4 (December 2019) pp. 687–707
Positioned in the context of experiential learning, this paper reports findings of a virtual reality field trip (VRFT) in conjunction with an in-person field trip involving preservice teachers in an elementary science methods course to a local...
EdMedia + Innovate Learning 1999 (1999) pp. 1414–1415
Our interest in the design of cases is motivated by the need to develop tools for elementary teachers that will help them understand how students think about forms of mathematics typically unfamiliar to teachers, like geometry, space or measure. In...
Journal of Science Education and Technology Vol. 19, No. 4 (August 2010) pp. 370–386
We present results of an investigation of preservice secondary mathematics and science teachers' conceptions of project-based instruction (PBI) and their enactments of PBI in apprentice (student) teaching. We evaluated their thinking and...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2002 (2002) pp. 1726–1727
The purpose of the PT3 grant Inventing New Strategies for Integrating Technology into Education (INSITE) is to develop a scalable model of a technology-infused educational program for the next generation of middle and high school teachers of...
International Conference on Mathematics / Science Education and Technology 2000 (2000) pp. 2–3
Synergy Education Press, Inc. is a small company whose aim is to provide high-quality research-based teacher professional development materials for elementary mathematics and science educators. We will provide packages of multimedia and text-based ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 3440–3443
Our PT3 grant, Inventing New Strategies for Integrating Technology into Teacher Education (INSITE), has focused on developing a multifaceted model of technology infusion within the UTeach program, an award winning secondary teachers' development...
Using Collaborative Agent-based Modeling to Explore Complex Phenomena in Pre- and In-service Teacher Education
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2018 (Mar 26, 2018) pp. 1669–1671
This poster investigates in-service and pre-service teachers’ abilities to utilize, implement, and enact a participatory agent-based modeling program using Group-based Cloud Computing (GbCC). Using design-based implementation research with one in...
What Works in Developing Nations to Get Children into School or Keep Them There?: A Systematic Review of Rigorous Impact Studies
Research on Social Work Practice Vol. 25, No. 1 (January 2015) pp. 44–60
Due to evidence linking education and development, funding has been invested in interventions relevant to getting youth into school and keeping them there. This article reports on a systematic review of impact studies of these school enrollment...
Sarah Blanchard; Justina Judy; Chandra Muller; Richard H. Crawford; Anthony J. Petrosino; Christina K. White; Fu-An Lin; Kristin L. Wood
Journal of Pre-College Engineering Education Research Vol. 5, No. 1 (2015)
"Beyond Blackboards" is an inquiry-centered, after-school program designed to enhance middle school students' engagement with engineering through design-based experiences focused on the 21st Century Engineering Challenges. Set within a...