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Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 1995 (1995) pp. 618–620
There is limited research available on the impact of Internet use in kindergarten through twelfth grade education (Davenport, 1994). There have been numerous discussions on the logistics of implementing such use into learning environments, the...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 1994 (1994) pp. 98–101
The strategies children use to solve problems have been described in detail in the past decade (McKinney, 1972; McKinney & Haskins, 1980; Resnick & Glaser, 1976). Understanding the cognitive processes involved in problemsolving tasks may lead to a...
The Fifth Dimension: Application of Cultural-Historical Activity Theory, Inquiry-based Learning, Computers, and Telecommunications To Change Prospective Teachers' Preconceptions
Journal of Educational Computing Research Vol. 24, No. 4 (2001) pp. 435–63
Reports the results of research and development on a programmatic effort to change prospective teachers' preconceptions of teaching, learning, and pupils by participation in a learning system designed to promote learning interactions predicated by...
Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy Vol. 43, No. 3 (1999) pp. 272–78
Describes and discusses "The Fifth Dimension," a distributed literacy consortium of after-school enrichment programs that involve cooperation between local community organizations affiliated with colleges and universities, in which children engage...
THE FIFTH DIMENSION CLEARINGHOUSE: ONE STRATEGY FOR DIFFUSING, IMPLEMENTING, AND SUSTAINING CORE PRINCIPLES
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 1999 (1999) pp. 1135–1140
The development and implementation of the Fifth Dimension Clearinghouse has been a three year process. This report highlights key aspects of the diffusion and propagation process and details the core principles of Fifth Dimension.
Journal of Educational Computing Research Vol. 16, No. 4 (1997) pp. 371–96
Examines the effects of participation in the Fifth Dimension after-school computer program on far transfer achievement in the subject areas of reading and math. Provides evidence that children who participate in the Fifth Dimension master knowledge...