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Makerspace Classrooms: Where Technology Intersects With Problem, Project, and Place-Based Design in Classroom Curriculum
International Journal of Designs for Learning Vol. 7, No. 2 (Jun 30, 2016)
In considering the integration of technology in the classroom it is necessary to factor in the ways in which teachers design for their use. Makerspaces and their use of digitally-based rapid prototyping tools such as laser cutters and 3D printers...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2019 (Mar 18, 2019) pp. 101–107
This paper provides an overview of best practices and methods for middle and high school teachers successfully conducting rocket launches with their students. Rocketry offers a way to demonstrate integration of a variety of STEM discipline in a...
Topics: Science Education
Academic leaders’ perspectives on adopting ePortfolios for developing and assessing professional capabilities in Australian business education
Dale Holt; Nicholas McGuigan; Marie Kavanagh; Shona Leitch; Leanne Ngo; Scott Salzman; Kim Watty; Jade McKay
Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 32, No. 5 (Dec 01, 2016)
This paper represents a major stage of data collection and reporting on an Australian Office for Learning and Teaching Innovation and Development grant investigating the adoption of ePortfolios for developing and assessing professional capabilities...
What Will Keep the Fish Alive? Exploring Intersections of Designing, Making, and Inquiry Among Middle School Learners
International Journal of Designs for Learning Vol. 8, No. 1 (Jun 24, 2017)
We can see why educators are drawn to making; maker environments hold tremendous potential for engaging learners in both (a) building and representing their knowledge and (b) fostering opportunities for seeing the world in new ways. This potential...