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Piloting Innovative Learning Experiences: Outcomes of Digital Fabrication Activities across Five Classrooms
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 38, No. 2 (April 2019) pp. 115–152
Declining academic achievement across U.S. schools, particularly in mathematics and science, has prompted several initiatives to increase the quality of teaching in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). The National Science...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 1130–1136
Data gathered from 195 preservice and inservice teachers at four universities during 2014 were used to determine the suitability of the newly revised Technology Proficiency Self Assessment (TPSA C21) for release for wide-scale distribution. Findings ...
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 33, No. 3 (July 2014) pp. 257–282
Researchers in this study looked at the effect of content-specific, technology-rich project-based learning activities on EC-8 pre-service teachers’ competencies and skills, as well as pre-service teacher’s attitudes toward science, technology,...
Middle School Water Conservation Unit: Increasing Middle Schoolers Interest in Pursuing a Career in Environmental Engineering
Tandra Tyler-Wood; Alexander Curby; Sita Periathiruvadi; Gerald Knezek; Rhonda Christensen; Arrowood Dana
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2012 (Mar 05, 2012) pp. 1091–1093
This poster explores the use of digital fabrication as a tool to train middle school students in the concepts of environmental engineering. Students are presented with a real life scenario which involves water shortages and the need to conserve and...
Gerald Knezek; Rhonda Christensen; Tandra Tyler-Wood; Sita Periathiruvaldi; Curby Alexander; Garry Mayes; Charlotte Owens; Dale Magoun
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2012 (Mar 05, 2012) pp. 1052–1059
This paper focuses on the development and refinement of a new instrument for measuring Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) dispositions in elementary school students. Reliability and validity indices are presented, as well as a cross...