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Journal of Science Education and Technology Vol. 23, No. 4 (August 2014) pp. 591–603
This year-long, quasi-experimental study investigated the impact of the use of netbook computers and interactive science software on fifth-grade students' science learning processes, academic achievement, and interest in further science,...
Computers & Education Vol. 84, No. 1 (May 2015) pp. 78–89
Though online writing can be beneficial for diverse students in out-of-school environments, there is little consensus on the value of its use in schools. This study examined the online discussion of 48 fifth-grade students and their teachers over...
Equity & Excellence in Education Vol. 47, No. 1 (2014) pp. 46–62
Seeking to improve teaching and learning and to narrow gaps between students of high and low socioeconomic status, many school districts in the United States are implementing one-to-one laptop programs. In this comparative case study, we examine one-...
Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy Vol. 54, No. 3 (November 2010) pp. 221–223
Can daily access to laptop computers help students become better writers? Are such programs affordable? Evidence from the Inspired Writing program in Littleton Public Schools, Colorado, USA, provides a resounding yes to both questions. The program...
Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy Vol. 58, No. 3 (November 2014) pp. 243–254
The Common Core State Standards emphasize the integration of technology skills into English Language Arts (ELA) instruction, recognizing the demand for technology-based literacy skills to be college- and career- ready. This study aims to examine how ...
Technology, Pedagogy and Education Vol. 24, No. 3 (2015) pp. 357–374
While collaborative learning and collaborative writing can be of great value to student learning, the implementation of a technology-supported collaborative learning environment is a challenge. With their built-in features for supporting...
Pedagogies: An International Journal Vol. 9, No. 4 (2014) pp. 279–299
In planning educational technology initiatives, the concerns of many stakeholders are typically taken into account, including the concerns of administrators, teachers, parents, and employers. The perspective of students are recognized as valuable,...
Technology, Knowledge and Learning Vol. 20, No. 2 (July 2015) pp. 201–229
Individual writing and collaborative writing skills are important for academic success, yet are poorly taught in K-12 classrooms. This study examines how sixth-grade students (n = 257) taught by two teachers used Google Docs to write and exchange...