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Computers in the Schools Vol. 31, No. 3 (2014) pp. 154–172
In this study, student engagement during classroom activities was investigated where sixth graders created digital media projects using historical images. The study employed a qualitative design involving observations, student artifacts, and...
The Influence of a Technology-Based Internship on First-Year Teachers’ Instructional Decision-Making
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 22, No. 3 (July 2014) pp. 265–285
This qualitative study examined the influence of technology-based internships on teachers’ instructional decision-making during their first year in the classroom. Field experiences offer preservice teachers opportunities to observe and practice...
Five-Picture Charades: A Flexible Model for Technology Training in Digital Media Tools and Teaching Strategies
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 12, No. 1 (March 2012) pp. 55–70
In this article the authors present Five-Picture Charades, an instructional activity designed to introduce preservice and in-service teachers to the technical and pedagogical uses of digital images in the classroom. Because digital images can be...
Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 23, No. 1 (Jan 01, 2012) pp. 81–99
The hurried pace of the modern classroom does not permit formative feedback on writing assignments at the frequency or quality recommended by the research literature. One solution for increasing individual feedback to students is to incorporate some ...
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...
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,...