Search results for author:"Cathy Loving"
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Texas A&M University
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...
Greasing the Wheels: Facilitating Mentoring Within a Professional Development Community for Novice Science Teachers Through Social Network Tools
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2009 (Mar 02, 2009) pp. 3162–3167
Our study examines the evolution of mentoring groups in a professional development community, Professional Learning Community Model for Entry into Teaching Science (PLC-METS), focused on supporting novice science teachers. We describe the mentor...
Exploring Teacher Knowledge and Technology Use in Creating the Inquiry Classroom: Implications for Novice Science Teacher Professional Development
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2009 (Mar 02, 2009) pp. 3155–3161
This study concerns the potential importance of novice science teachers’ perceptions of technology use in inquiry practice. A sample of 42 novice teachers in a professional development program participated in a series of surveys to measure novice...