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Education Development Center, Inc.
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 988–991
During the Winter and Spring of 2003, the Education Development Center/Center for Children and Technology undertook a preliminary formative evaluation of the Intel Teach to the Future preservice program. Intel Teach to the Future (http://www.intel...
Journal of Research on Technology in Education Vol. 37, No. 2 (2005) pp. 313–329
Using survey data, the authors examined the relationship between intensity (as opposed to duration) of a technology-focused professional development program and specific participant characteristics in predicting successful outcomes. The four...
Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association 2000 (April 2000)
The Portals project examined the roles, functions, and strategies that students, teachers, and mentors bring to complex on-line, project-based learning experiences. Data for the study consisted of site observations, interviews, student work samples, ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2005 (2005) pp. 1501–1503
This paper presents findings from a three year evaluation of Intel Teach to the Future, a large-scale technology professional development program. In describing the impact that this program has had on the teachers, schools and districts it reached,...
Online Professional Development for High-School Biology Teachers: Effects on Teachers’ and Students’ Knowledge
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 22, No. 3 (July 2014) pp. 287–309
One chronic challenge facing professional development providers is the need to convene and support groups of role-alike K-12 teachers who require similar kinds of discipline- and grade-level–specific training. Online courses have become an...
Testing the Impact of a Pre-Instructional Digital Game on Middle-Grade Students' Understanding of Photosynthesis
Technology, Knowledge and Learning Vol. 20, No. 1 (April 2015) pp. 5–26
Rigorous studies of the impact of digital games on student learning remain relatively rare, as do studies of games as supports for learning difficult, core curricular concepts in the context of normal classroom practices. This study uses a blocked,...
Jessica B. Heppen; Kirk Walters; Margaret Clements; Ann-Marie Faria; Cheryl Tobey; Nicholas Sorensen; Katherine Culp
This report presents findings from a randomized control trial designed to inform the decisions of policymakers who are considering using online courses to provide access to Algebra I in grade 8. It focuses on students judged by their schools to be...
Journal of Research on Technology in Education Vol. 43, No. 1 (2010) pp. 53–74
This article presents findings from an evaluation of an instructional-technology professional development (PD) program that uses many practices advocated by PD experts. In this multiphase evaluation, evaluators examined the program, determined...
Impact of the Thinking Reader[R] Software Program on Grade 6 Reading Vocabulary, Comprehension, Strategies, and Motivation: Final Report. NCEE 2010-4035
Kathryn Drummond; Marjorie Chinen; Teresa Garcia Duncan; H Ray Miller; Lindsay Fryer; Courtney Zmach; Katherine Culp
"Thinking Reader" is a software program for students in Grades 5-8 that incorporates elements commonly identified in policy reports as being key components of effective adolescent literacy instruction. This evaluation of the impact of "Thinking...