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Panning for Gold (Creatively) on the New Frontier: Locating and Evaluating Educational Resources on the Internet
NASSP Bulletin Vol. 83, No. 607 (1999) pp. 8–15
Given technology's potentially negative effects on creativity, educators must examine the Internet's capabilities and best uses in the main office, school, and classroom. To locate superior Web sites, teachers should identify sponsors' affiliations, ...
Gifted and Talented International Vol. 25, No. 1 (August 2010) pp. 89–92
This article presents the authors' response to Hisham B. Ghassib's article entitled "Where Does Creativity Fit into a Productivist Industrial Model of Knowledge Production?" The authors focus on one aspect of Ghassib's (2010) analysis of creativity...
Excellence Gaps: What They Are, Why They Are Bad, and How Smart Contexts Can Address Them … or Make Them Worse
High Ability Studies Vol. 25, No. 1 (2014) pp. 71–80
Every country--and even every community--has populations of students who severely underperform relative to other groups and to their own potential. These performance differences are generally called achievement gaps, and they tend to focus on gaps...
College Teaching Vol. 51, No. 1 (2003) pp. 13–19
Can use of technology make a difference in student learning? Although a considerable literature describes its advantages in conceptual terms, research documenting its effective use in this context is limited. The purpose of this study was to examine ...
Journal of Science Education and Technology Vol. 11, No. 2 (2002) pp. 155–172
Examines searching patterns of students using the Web as science information resources. Attempts to provide detailed accounts of how students use the Web as a science resource and illuminate how the different levels of domain knowledge and expertise,...
Preparation versus practice: How do teacher education programs and practicing teachers align in their use of technology to support teaching and learning?
Anne T. Ottenbreit-Leftwich; Thomas A. Brush; Jesse Strycker; Susie Gronseth; Tiffany Roman; Serdar Abaci; Peter vanLeusen; Sungwon Shin; Wylie Easterling; Jonathan Plucker
Computers & Education Vol. 59, No. 2 (September 2012) pp. 399–411
Researchers have called for renewed efforts in exploring both what knowledge should be taught in preservice teacher education programs with regard to technology, and how to best prepare teachers to effectively use that knowledge to support teaching...