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University of Massachusetts Amherst
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 16, No. 2 (June 2016) pp. 172–183
This paper presents web research strategies for teachers and students to use in building Dramatic Event, Historical Biography, and Influential Literature wiki pages for history/social studies learning. Dramatic Events refer to milestone or turning...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2018 (Mar 26, 2018) pp. 1282–1286
Both 3D printing projects and makerspaces foster new experiences that let students drive and create their learning process. Yet, as with any emerging development in education, teachers often struggle to identify ways to incorporate new technologies...
Computers in the Schools Vol. 34, No. 4 (2017) pp. 253–266
The emergence of 3D printing has raised hopes and concerns about how it can be used effectively as an educational technology in school classrooms. This paper presents the results of a survey asking teachers from multiple grade levels and subject...
TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning Vol. 62, No. 1 (2018) pp. 19–28
As higher education institutions seek to prepare an increasingly diverse population of students for a rapidly changing future, makerspaces offer a pedagogical approach for engaging all learners in active thinking and hands-on learning while...
Teaching Math Problem Solving Using a Web-Based Tutoring System, Learning Games, and Students' Writing
Journal of STEM Education Vol. 11, No. 1 (2010) pp. 82–90
This article describes the use of "4MALITY", a web-based mathematics tutoring system, with 125 Massachusetts fourth graders and their teachers in three rural school districts during the 2007-2008 school year. At the outset, "4MALITY" was...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2003 (2003) pp. 2066–2073
Classroom teachers uncomfortable with computers often need more than the traditional one-day workshop to overcome their reluctance to integrate technology into their curriculum. The School of Education at the University of Massachusetts, along with...
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 17, No. 2 (June 2017) pp. 229–249
This exploratory study examined the use of 3D technology by teachers and students in four middle school history/social studies classrooms. As part of a university-developed 3D Printing 4 Teaching & Learning project, teachers integrated 3D modeling...
Journal of Educators Online Vol. 11, No. 1 (January 2014)
This paper describes utilizing wiki technology, small group workshops, and reflective writing assignments to "flip" a community engagement/service-learning course for college undergraduates who are tutoring culturally and linguistically...
Learning by Choosing: Fourth Graders Use of an Online Multimedia Tutoring System for Math Problem Solving
Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 25, No. 1 (January 2014) pp. 51–64
This study explored the use of an online mathematics tutoring system in eight fourth grade classrooms in two Massachusetts communities—a small rural city with a low 2010 Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) math performance rating and a small suburban...
The Making of a History Standards Wiki: "Covering", "Uncovering", and "Discovering" Curriculum Frameworks Using a Highly Interactive Technology
History Teacher Vol. 44, No. 1 (November 2010) pp. 68–81
This article explores using a wiki, one of the newest forms of interactive computer-based technology, as a resource for teaching the Massachusetts K-12 History and Social Science Curriculum Framework, a set of state-mandated learning standards....