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Journal of Computing in Teacher Education Vol. 23, No. 1 (2006) pp. 31–39
Recent efforts to design teacher education experiences using reflection as a philosophical orientation (Abell & Bryan, 1997) have shown that such experiences are influencing the way that teachers think about their practice, specifically teachers'...
Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies Vol. 21, No. 1 (January 2005) pp. 33–48
In this study, we examined on the sociocultural environment and personal experiences of children from a rural Mexican escuela unitaria (one-room, one-teacher school), because many of our immigrant children come to the US from rural Mexican...
Technology-Enhanced Inquiry Tools in Science Education: An Emerging Pedagogical Framework for Classroom Practice
Science Education Vol. 91, No. 6 (November 2007) pp. 1010–1030
Researchers and practitioners have attempted to identify technologies that support students' scientific understanding, activities and support practices that facilitate students' inquiry processes, and methods to sustain technology-enhanced...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2003 (2003) pp. 1943–1946
This paper focuses on the latest iteration of the Virtual Solar System (VSS) project (Hay & Barab, 1998). The project is part of the Apprenticeship in Cyberspace program that aims to "[take] advantage of the new possibilities of modeling enriched...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 2325–2328
Promoting students' problem solving and critical thinking skills has been a challenge for educators. Research suggests that students rarely construct deep understanding in any domain. It is particularly difficult to foster middle school students'...
Examining Physics Graduate Teaching Assistants' Pedagogical Content Knowledge for Teaching a New Physics Curriculum
Journal of Science Teacher Education Vol. 23, No. 5 (August 2012) pp. 451–479
In this study, we investigated the pedagogical content knowledge (PCK) that physics graduate teaching assistants (TAs) developed in the context of teaching a new introductory physics curriculum, "Matter and Interactions" ("M&I"). "M&I" is an...
Investigating Preservice Elementary Science Teacher Reflective Thinking Using Integrated Media Case-Based Instruction in Elementary Science Teacher Preparation
Science Education Vol. 82, No. 4 (1998) pp. 491–510
Investigates preservice elementary teachers' theories about science teaching and learning through their reflections on integrated media case-based instruction. Constructs a profile of the teachers' images of themselves as future science teachers....
Blakely Tsurusaki; Tel Amiel; Benjamin Deaton; Cynthia Minchew; Art Recesso; James Scott Shaw; Norm Thomson; Lynn Bryan; Kenneth Hay
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2003 (2003) pp. 1199–1201
Two ongoing virtual reality modeling projects at the Learning and Performance Support Laboratory (LPSL) are presented. The Virtual Solar System (VSS) and the Virtual Gorilla (VGOR) projects emphasize teaching and learning through a new pedagogical...