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International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology Vol. 42, No. 3 (April 2011) pp. 283–297
"Use of mathematical representations to model and interpret physical phenomena and solve problems is one of the major teaching objectives in high school math curriculum" [National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM), "Principles and Standards...
Science and Education Vol. 13, No. 4 (July 2004) pp. 437–457
A pendulum "engine" with dynamic parameters can be created and pendulum functions manipulated and analyzed using interactive elements in Flash. The effects of changing the damping (convergence) properties, initial release angle and initial velocity...
Curriculum Reform Movements and Science Textbooks: A Retrospective Examination of 6th Grade Science Textbooks
EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science & Technology Education Vol. 11, No. 2 (April 2015) pp. 207–216
Over 50 years, two major reform efforts in science education took place. The purpose of the present study is to explore how the educational reforms were reflected in nine 6th grade science textbooks published in 1975, in 1985 and in 1997 in terms of ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2010 (Mar 29, 2010) pp. 3579–3583
The Professional Development Community Model of Entry into Teaching Science (PLC-METS) program aims to develop a research-based professional learning community model that supports induction teachers on the design and implementation of authentic...
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 7, No. 3 (September 2007) pp. 178–198
Anyone who can access the Internet can be part of the knowledge-access, knowledge-building, information-exchanging culture, regardless of location. Time magazine's latest "Person of the Year" is "You"(Grossman, 2006). In a startling acknowledgement...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 4736–4744
New information from the learning sciences informed the design of a summer institute and its supportive community portal system, the ITS Learning and Teaching Portal. The portal supported an institute offered by the Information Technology in...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2010 (Mar 29, 2010) pp. 579–580
In the Professional Development Community Model of Entry into Teaching Science (PLC-METS), early-career teacher, middle school teachers in Texas, showed that they face many challenges during induction period such as pressure of high-stakes testing....
Journal of Science Education and Technology Vol. 22, No. 4 (August 2013) pp. 488–499
Since its origination in the late nineteenth century, the warfare metaphor has been used to characterize the relationship between science and religion, especially orthodox Christianity. Though thoroughly discredited by historians of science, the...
William W. Cobern; David Schuster; Betty Adams; Brooks Applegate; Brandy Skjold; Adriana Undreiu; Cathleen C. Loving; Janice D. Gobert
Research in Science & Technological Education Vol. 28, No. 1 (April 2010) pp. 81–96
There are continuing educational and political debates about "inquiry" versus "direct" teaching of science. Traditional science instruction has been largely direct but in the US, recent national and state science education standards advocate inquiry ...