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Journal of Mathematical Behavior Vol. 15, No. 1 (1996) pp. 35–53
Analysis of observations in precalculus classrooms in which graphing calculators were integrated with the curriculum found evidence that students and teachers shifted their roles when technology was in use. (Author/MKR)
Identifying and evaluating teachers’ knowledge in relation to child abuse and neglect: A qualitative study with Australian early childhood teachers
Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies Vol. 24, No. 3 (April 2008) pp. 585–600
Child abuse and neglect are serious social problems that make extraordinary demands on teachers’ knowledge and professionalism. Yet the field of education has been slow to develop a discipline-specific knowledge base about child abuse and neglect...
Change@agent, mentor, advocate: A study of teachers learning to be leaders (2003) pp. 1–195
This mixed method study addressed the impact of selected leadership training activities offered in a graduate level course on teachers' understanding of and confidence in themselves as teacher leaders, on their understanding of and confidence in...
Ohio Journal of School Mathematics Vol. 30 (1995) pp. 11–18
Students can learn to make algebra, trigonometry, and geometry work for them by using matrices to rotate figures on the graphics screen of a graphing calculator. Includes a software program, TRNSFORM, for the TI-81 graphing calculator which can draw ...
How Does Homework "Work" for Young Children? Children's Accounts of Homework in Their Everyday Lives
British Journal of Sociology of Education Vol. 36, No. 2 (2015) pp. 250–269
Homework is an increasing yet under-researched part of young children's everyday lives. Framed by the international agendas of starting strong and school accountability, homework in the lives of young children has been either overlooked or...
Computers in the Schools Vol. 5, No. 1 (1988) pp. 213–23
Discusses the decision making process needed to effectively integrate computers into individualized instruction in a resource room. Student scheduling is explained, and four case histories are presented that take learner needs and styles into...
Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies Vol. 59, No. 1 (October 2016) pp. 68–78
Optimizing the quality of early childhood education (ECE) is an international policy priority. Teacher-child interactions have been identified as the strongest indicator of quality and most potent predictor of child outcomes. This paper presents...
Delivering on the E-Learning Promise: A Case for a Learning Environment that Enables Collaborative Online Problem Solving (COPS)
Journal of Learning Design Vol. 2, No. 1 (2007) pp. 25–36
Research spanning the last thirty years confirms that people learn better by active enquiry, collaboration and experimental problem solving than by passive reception and acceptance of information. Empirical evidence, as well as the pressing demands...
Access to Print Literacy for Children and Young People with Visual Impairment: Findings from a Review of Literature
European Journal of Special Needs Education Vol. 26, No. 1 (February 2011) pp. 25–38
This article presents a selection of findings from a literature review of best practice models and outcomes in the education of visually impaired children. The review suggested that a key focus of research in this area has been upon the concept of ...