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Evaluating school facility capacity and attendance boundaries using a large-scale assignment algorithm
Economics of Education Review Vol. 16, No. 2 pp. 155–161
With over 260 schools and almost 200,000 students, the Houston Independent School District (HISD) represents one of the largest school systems in the United States. Population growth, geographic shifts in the population, and historic policies have...
ASCILITE - Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education Annual Conference 2012 (November 2012) pp. 5–15
Students are seeking flexible study opportunities. Smartphones have potential to support learning at times and places chosen by learners but their introduction presents challenges in negotiating the changes in the behaviour of learners and in the...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 2054–2061
Education for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) is acknowledged as a priority throughout the world but many K-6 teachers are inadequately prepared for it by virtue of limited exposure in their own schooling and teacher...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2016 (Mar 21, 2016) pp. 146–154
Amid calls for greater emphasis on STEM in primary education, non-specialist teachers required to teach STEM subjects are often prone to anxiety as a consequence of their own education including only limited exposure to STEM. This paper reports on a ...