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Towards a Discipline Based Reflective Thinking Process for K-12 Students and Teachers Through On-line Discourse and Action Research
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2002 (2002) pp. 2042–2047
The California History-Social Science Project a K-16 teacher professional development project out of the University of California, Office of the President, conducts an action research project for K-12 teachers focused on online discourse tools to...
The Best Practices Web-Based Tool: Using Technology and Constructivism to Create 4 th Grade Instruction that Supports Historical Thinking
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2000 (2000) pp. 256–261
The proposed Best Practices web-based tool is designed to help 4 th grade California teachers integrate technology and constructivist learning into existing lessons. The tool guides teachers through the instructional development process to clarify,...
A Model of Professional Development for History Teachers: Technology Supported Discourse to Support Action Research on Technology Supported Discourse
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2002 (2002) pp. 2218–2222
Professional development for history teachers which approaches the teaching of history as a discipline and not a subject, needs to be substantively different than traditional professional development. We propose an action research model for...
Design and implementation of a learning environment for student complex thinking in economics and land use planning
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2007 (Mar 26, 2007) pp. 2278–2283
Abstract This is a Design Based Research (DBR) effort focused on exploring the interaction between technology, pedagogy, content knowledge (TPCK) which informs the iterative instructional design supporting complex thinking in economics and land use ...
The use of multiple representations, higher-order thinking skills, interactivity, and motivation when designing a CD-ROM to teach self-similarity
(1997) pp. 1–135
How to obtain optimal benefits from the use of technology in the mathematics classroom is an issue that many educators are interested in exploring, including the National Research Council and the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. As...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2011 (Mar 07, 2011) pp. 4451–4453
This paper details the importance of motivation and the impact the use of technology can have in enhancing students’ motivation. The use of technology to enhance student motivation is well-documented in the literature. Students are motivated by...
Beyond Primary Sources: A Professional Development Collaboration Designing Technology Integrated Instruction for Supporting K-12 Historical Thinking and Understanding
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2000 (2000) pp. 1990–1996
Beyond Primary Sources: Using Technology in the K-12 History-Social Science Classroom provided K-12 California teacher participants with the opportunity to collaborate on the development of instructional materials using technology to support...
Professional Development Institute vs. On-line Course: Comparing Two Online Collaborations for Designing Technology Integrated Instruction
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2000 (2000) pp. 1546–1547
Two groups of teachers, 50 K-12 History teachers from California and 20 K-12 teachers in a Masters program in Massachusetts, participated in an online experience to develop instructional materials which integrate technology into the curriculum....