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  1. Robotics and Industrial Arts

    Glenn A. Edmison


    Robots are becoming increasingly common in American industry. By l990, they will revolutionize the way industry functions, replacing hundreds of workers and doing hot, dirty jobs better and more... More

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  2. Changes in Error Types over Learning Stages

    Kikumi K. Tatsuoka

    Journal of Educational Psychology Vol. 76, No. 1 (1984) pp. 120–29

    Forty-six junior high students were administered six tests after a variety of instructional units using PLATO and classroom instruction. Twenty-seven procedural errors in signed-number arithmetic... More

    pp. 120-29

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  3. Automatic Processing in Normal and Learning Disabled Children

    Anne Campbell Hancock & Diana Byrd


    A study tested the hypothesis that learning disabled (LD), specifically reading disabled, children differ from "normal" children in their ability to acquire automatic perceptual processes. The... More

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  4. Teaching Mathematics with Microcomputers: Junior High School

    Larry L. Hatfield

    Arithmetic Teacher Vol. 30, No. 6 (February 1983) pp. 44–45

    Instructional computing is defined, with reasons for making such computing available. A scenario of instructional computing activities is presented as an aid to stimulating visions of what might be... More

    pp. 44-45

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  5. Teaching Junior High Students to Be Computer Literate

    Samuel Rothstein & Gerald H. Elgarten

    NASSP Bulletin Vol. 67, No. 463 (May 1983) pp. 119–21

    Applications of basic computer concepts are designed to review, reinforce, and extend ideas found in the mathematics curriculum. (MLF) More

    pp. 119-21

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  6. The Effects of a Computer-assisted Instruction Program on Basic Skills Achievement and Attitudes Toward Instruction of Spanish-speaking Migrant Children

    Olivia N. Saracho

    American Educational Research Journal Vol. 19, No. 2 (1982) pp. 201–19

    The effects of computer-assisted instruction (CAI) on basic skills achievement and attitudes toward instruction were compared for two groups of third- through sixth-grade Spanish-speaking migrant... More

    pp. 201-19

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  7. The Microcomputer as an Administrative/Educational Tool in Education of the Hearing Impaired

    Richard Graham

    American Annals of the Deaf Vol. 127, No. 5 (September 1982) pp. 591–601

    Administrative and instructional uses of microcomputers with hearing impaired students (infants to junior high level) are described. Uses include data storage and retrieval, maintenance of student ... More

    pp. 591-601

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  8. A Computer Literate Middle School

    Charles Terry

    Middle School Journal Vol. 14, No. 3 (May 1983) pp. 25–27

    Administrative support, faculty cooperation, and student teamwork have combined to achieve a computer literate middle school where computer lessons are coordinated with the regular mathematics... More

    pp. 25-27

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  9. The George Washington Junior High School Staff Development Model

    Ronald P. Verdicchio


    The staff development model at George Washington Junior High School (Ridgewood, New Jersey) recognizes teachers' personal needs and administrators' institutional needs, and deals with those needs... More

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  10. A Computer-Literacy Module for the Junior High School

    Eileen K. Gress

    Arithmetic Teacher Vol. 29, No. 7 (March 1982) pp. 46–49

    A framework for a computer literacy module is detailed, through a description of one that has evolved in schools in Fairport, New York. It is noted that the availability of computer-literacy... More

    pp. 46-49

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  11. Personal Experiences: Using Microcomputers in a Junior High School High-Potential Program

    Carol A. Vickery


    This report describes the beginning of a school district's involvement in the use of microcomputers in the classroom, and one teacher's experiences with microcomputers in a junior high school... More

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  12. Getting Started in a Junior High School: A Case Study

    Bill Robbins & Ross Taylor

    Mathematics Teacher Vol. 74, No. 8 (November 1981) pp. 605–8

    The experience of Ramsey Junior High School in Minneapolis, Minnesota in bringing computers into the building is discussed in the hopes that it may help those who are just getting started today. (MP) More

    pp. 605-8

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  13. A Computer-Based System of Reading Instruction for Adult Non-Readers

    Robert M. Caldwell & Peter J. Rizza

    AEDS Journal Vol. 12, No. 4 (1979) pp. 155–62

    The Basic Skills Learning System is a modularized network of computer assisted tutorials, drills, tests, printed materials, and videotaped presentations directed at improving the basic reading,... More

    pp. 155-62

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  14. Eighth Grade In-Service Teachers' Knowledge of Proportional Reasoning and Functions: A Secondary Data Analysis

    Jessica Masters

    The Indefinite Accumulation of Finite Amounts: A Socratic Educative Experience Vol. 2012, No. 1 (Dec 21, 2012)

    A secondary data analysis was conducted using a large dataset from a study related to online professional development for eighth grade teachers of mathematics. Using this data, the paper provides a... More

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  15. Preparing New Teachers for Contemporary Middle Grades Schools

    Susan Edwards

    Middle School Journal Vol. 44, No. 4 (March 2013) pp. 14–20

    This article describes the middle grades teacher preparation program at Augusta State University in Georgia. It describes the negotiation between the middle school concept and the standardized... More

    pp. 14-20

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  16. Middle Level Professors' Perspectives regarding Online Teacher Education

    Holly Thornton

    Middle School Journal Vol. 44, No. 4 (March 2013) pp. 30–39

    This article reports findings from a survey of middle level teacher educators to determine their views of online teacher education. The questions were grounded in the literature about effective... More

    pp. 30-39

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  17. Professional Learning to Support Elementary Teachers' Use of the iPod Touch in the Classroom

    Katia Ciampa & Tiffany L. Gallagher

    Professional Development in Education Vol. 39, No. 2 (2013) pp. 201–221

    This single case study reports on the programme of professional learning that a Canadian staff of elementary teachers (Junior Kindergarten to Grade Eight) and their school principal engaged in to... More

    pp. 201-221

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  18. A Study on Sixth-Grade Turkish Students' Spatial Visualization Ability

    Aytac Kurtulus & Belma Yolcu

    Mathematics Educator Vol. 22, No. 2 (2013) pp. 82–117

    The aim of this study is to evaluate sixth-grade Turkish students' spatial visualization ability and to determine the strategies that students employ and the mistakes that they make while... More

    pp. 82-117

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  19. Using Cell Phone Technology for Self-Monitoring Procedures in Inclusive Settings

    Peña L. Bedesem, Kent State University

    Journal of Special Education Technology Vol. 27, No. 4 (2012)

    The purpose of this study was to determine the effects and social validity of an innovative method of selfmonitoring for middle school students with high-incidence disabilities in inclusive... More

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  20. Working with Integers: Addition and subtraction

    Ndukwe O. Kalu, California State University, Dominguez Hills, United States

    (2006) pp. 1–59

    Working with Integers: Addition and Subtraction, an individualized Computer-Assisted Instruction (CAI) designed by the researcher, was field tested in the researcher's seventh... More

    pp. 1-59

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