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University of Massachusetts Lowell
Impact of a Professional Development Program Using Data-Loggers on Science Teachers’ Attitudes towards Inquiry-Based Teaching
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 29, No. 3 (August 2010) pp. 303–325
This study examined how a professional development program which incorporates the use of electronic data-loggers could impact on science teachers’ attitudes towards inquiry-based teaching. The participants were 28 science or technology teachers who...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2016 (Mar 21, 2016) pp. 2204–2211
Understanding data is a crucial 21st century skill for students in STEM education. At the core of the latest science and math standards is the principle that students should be able to apply real world science and engineering principles to work with ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2000 (2000) pp. 598–603
This paper documents "Empowering Minds," a project that has established a partnership between St. Patrick's College (Education faculty of Dublin City University), the Irish National Centre for Technology in Education (NCTE), the Media Lab at the...
International Journal of Educational Development Vol. 28, No. 1 pp. 21–34
This paper explores the argumentation ability of ten science teachers in two South African schools on opposite ends of the resource spectrum. Toulmin's model is used to analyse individual contributions in six group discussions. The findings show...
The iCODE System: An On-Line Curriculum, Programming, and Design Portal for Student Microcontroller and Robotics Projects
Fred Martin; Michelle Scribner-MacLean; Douglas Prime; Michael Penta; Sam Christy; Ivan Rudnicki; Steven Folkins
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2008 (Mar 03, 2008) pp. 4233–4234
Educators from the University of Massachusetts Lowell and Machine Science Inc. will present our NSF-funded project, "Internet Community of Design Engineers (iCODE)." Our project features a unique microcontroller development platform---a first-of-its-...
Implementing iCODE (Internet Community of Design Engineers): A Collaborative Engineering and Technology Project for Middle and High School Students in Urban Settings
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2008 (Mar 03, 2008) pp. 4321–4327
The University of Massachusetts Lowell (UML) and Machine Science Inc. have developed "iCODE," an on-line learning system that enables schools and community centers to support IT-intensive engineering design programs for students in grades 7 to 12. ...