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Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 28, No. 2 (2020) pp. 179–186
COVID-19 changed not only the way we live but also the way we teach and prepare pre-service teachers. The purpose of this paper is to describe the shift from a conventional STEM fair to an online teaching environment prepared by elementary pre...
Educational Media International Vol. 45, No. 1 (March 2008) pp. 33–45
In this theoretical article the authors discuss the role of technology tools in supporting students' argument construction within the context of middle and high school science. In the first part of the article they focus on the theoretical...
Journal of Research in Science Teaching Vol. 50, No. 2 (February 2013) pp. 209–237
Argumentation has been the emphasis of many studies during the last decade. However, previous studies have not identified why some students are more successful than others, and what are students' characteristics of argumentation, especially when...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 5212–5217
The purpose of this paper is to present an innovative research project, Technoskepsi, that is using both on-line technologies and handheld computers in order to scaffold students while they work in groups, both indoors and outdoors, to construct...
International Journal of Science Education Vol. 34, No. 3 (2012) pp. 401–428
A problem that is still unexplored in the field of socioscientific issues (SSI) and that was explored in this study is how different students decide upon a SSI they are discussing, how their justifications change during the instruction and how they...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 3995–4000
This paper presents findings from a qualitative case study which investigates the use of handheld technologies as a means to support inquiry-based science learning within the context of the elementary school classroom.The context of this study was...
An Investigation of the Potential of Interactive Simulations for Developing System Thinking Skills in Elementary School: A Case Study with Fifth-Graders and Sixth-Graders
International Journal of Science Education Vol. 31, No. 5 (March 2009) pp. 655–674
The purpose of this study was to investigate the impact of a simulation-based learning environment on elementary school students' (11-12 years old) development of system thinking skills. The learning environment included interactive simulations...