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What Does It Mean to Be an Online Teacherpreneur?: A Qualitative Investigation of Highly Experienced and Successful Authors on Teacher Pay Teachers
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2018 (Mar 26, 2018) pp. 1724–1728
Online teacherpreneurs are current and former PreK-12 teachers who post digital lesson plans, class activities, and student materials to websites such as TeachersPayTeachers.com, where teachers download them for a small fee. One of the first studies ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2017 (Mar 05, 2017) pp. 1817–1822
Online teacherpreneurship is a new phenomenon that is yet to be largely addressed in educational scholarship. Online teacherpreneurs are teachers who act in entrepreneurial ways, sharing teaching ideas and resources online via blogs, social media,...
Discovering How Teachers Build Virtual Relationships and Develop as Professionals through Online Teacherpreneurship
Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 29, No. 4 (Dec 31, 2018) pp. 579–602
Online teacherpreneurs are K-12 classroom teachers who engage in educational entrepreneurship, sharing their teaching ideas and resources virtually, through online marketplaces such as TeachersPayTeachers.com. A common practice among online...
Teachers Paying Teachers? A Guide for Teacher Educators Seeking to Understand Online Teacherpreneurship
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2019 (Mar 18, 2019) pp. 1109–1114
Online teacherpreneurs are current and former P-12 teachers who post digital lesson materials to websites such as TeachersPayTeachers.com, earning small profits each time teachers download them. In this best practice session tailored to teacher...
Strategies for: • Becoming a strong candidate • Identifying job postings • Preparing application materials • Interviewing successfully • Negotiating job offers
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 20, No. 3 (September 2020) pp. 529–554
Some K-12 social media celebrities, or influencers, have begun to enact influence at a massive scale, possibly shaping the teachers who follow them, while seeking individual profit in the process. In this qualitative study, the authors explored the...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2016 (Mar 21, 2016) pp. 2809–2814
This mixed-methods study is situated in the context of a teacher education exchange program in which international secondary school teachers from various countries around the world participate in a technology professional development workshop....
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2020 (Apr 07, 2020) pp. 1458–1463
This study examines the design quality of and technology use of history instructional resources sold on TeachersPayTeachers.com (TpT), one of the most prominent online educational marketplaces (Gomes, 2015). We conducted a content analysis of the...
Creating Engaging Openers Through Story: Developing Pre-service Teachers’ Understanding of Sustainability Using Digital Video
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2016 (Mar 21, 2016) pp. 461–464
This session examines an online learning module designed to teach preservice teachers about digital storytelling through the production of their own original videos. In the module, students learn about digital storytelling through an inquiry...
Topics: Digital Storytelling/Video
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2020 (Apr 07, 2020) pp. 1486–1492
In this qualitative study, we analyzed Instagram posts (n = 310) across 18 online teacher influencers during four-weeks over the 2019 back-to-school season. Our goal was to understand the nature of the messages educational influencers impart on...
EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2021 (Jul 06, 2021) pp. 644–653
TeachersPayTeachers.com (TpT) is an online education marketplace where educators exchange instructional and classroom resources. Despite signs of its popularity, research on educator TpT use is limited. Our purpose in this paper was to study...
Examining Preservice Teachers’ Beliefs, Experiences, and Expectations Regarding the Use of Video in Education
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2016 (Mar 21, 2016) pp. 465–468
Video is an increasingly popular mechanism to engage elementary aged students to improve learning efficacy. How prepared are preservice teachers to teach with this medium? This mixed methods study aims to investigate preservice kindergarten through...
Topics: Digital Storytelling/Video
Exploring the Use of Interactive Digital Storytelling Video: Promoting Student Engagement and Learning in a University Hybrid Course
TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning Vol. 60, No. 5 (2016) pp. 465–474
This study explores interactive digital storytelling in a university hybrid course. Digital stories leverage imagery and narrative-based content to explore concepts, while appealing to millennials. When digital storytelling is used as the main...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2020 (Apr 07, 2020) pp. 1493–1498
TeachersPayTeachers.com (TpT) is a popular online educational marketplace where educators exchange classroom and instructional materials. Despite indications of significant use of TpT, the existing empirical research on the platform and its users is ...
Topics: Social Media
Inspiration by way of Pinterest: Tracking educators’ use of social media to locate and share classroom resources
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2019 (Mar 18, 2019) pp. 990–994
Social media continues to grow as a part of everyday life, including for professional and personal applications. This is especially true as educators seek relevant ideas for how to engage students with meaningful content. The use of Pinterest is...
Incremental Progress: Re-examining Field Experiences in K-12 Online Learning Contexts in the United States
Leanna Archambault; Kathryn Kennedy; Catharyn Shelton; Medha Dalal; Laura McAllister; Sabrina Huyett
Journal of Online Learning Research Vol. 2, No. 3 (Dec 20, 2016) pp. 303–326
Despite the call for a transformation of teacher education in the 21st century, surprisingly little has changed. This includes how the practical, hands-on component, known as a field experience is structured. Previous research, conducted in 2010,...