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Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 9, No. 3 (September 2009) pp. 280–315
This mixed methods study examined the effects of inserting laptops and science technology tools in middle school environments. Working together with a local university, middle school science teaching faculty members wrote and aligned curricula,...
Topics: Middle School Education, Classrooms, Human Computer Interaction, Learning Outcomes, Students, Computers, Integration, Teachers, Multimedia, Educational Technology, Change, Professional Development, Curriculum, Science, Teaching Methods, Creativity, Schools, Collaboration
Using a Simulation-Based Learning Environment to Enhance Learning and Instruction in a Middle School Science Classroom
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 27, No. 1 (January 2008) pp. 103–120
The goal of this project was to help science teachers shift to a more inquiry-based teaching style by supplying learning tools that support a more student-centered approach. The project employed PSI (Personal Study Instrument) Sim Modules, a...
Emerging Technologies and Forestry: Using Handhelds and an Interdisciplinary Approach to Introduce Forestry in the Middle School Classroom
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2003 (2003) pp. 1353–1356
Developing unique educational strategies that integrate emerging technologies often result in the development of interdisciplinary lesson designs. The paper presented will describe the lesson for middle school students developed as a collaboration...
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 20, No. 2 (2001) pp. 163–178
The Center for Educational Resources (CERES) Project, a NASA-funded outreach effort at Montana State University, has begun implementing the astronomy concepts prescribed in the NRC's National Science Education Standards (NSES) by using NASA's...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2005 (2005) pp. 800–804
When preparing to do their student teaching in a knowledge building classroom student teachers must understand enough in advance of and during their time in such classrooms for their learning and for school learners to benefit. The "solution" put...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2005 (2005) pp. 2990–2996
This study examined the process of action research conducted by graduate students enrolled in online courses. As partial requirement for state licensure and the Masters degree in Curriculum and Instruction, graduate students engaged in individual...
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 13, No. 3 (July 2005) pp. 475–491
This paper examines how video can be used to help pre-service and in-service teachers learn to notice what is happening in their classrooms. Data from two related studies are presented. In the first study, middle-school mathematics teachers met...
AACE Journal Vol. 16, No. 2 (April 2008) pp. 203–233
The use of podcasting has grown exponentially. Research projects are racing to keep up with this growth to understand implications for learning and instruction. This project specifically attempts to understand if the use and development of podcasts...
Topics: Teachers, Distance Education, Cognition, Training, Interaction, Computers, Community, Mathematics, Accessibility, Integration, Assessment, Instructional Design, Educational Technology, Literacy, Culture, Standards, Children, Science, Curriculum, Professional Development, eLearning, Attitudes, Evaluation, Software, Multimedia, Internet, Virtual Environments, Students, Library, Middle School Education, Legal Issues, Information Sciences, Physical Environments, Planning, Research Methods, Social Sciences, Socialization, Schools, Navigation, Learning Objects, Collaboration, Competencies, Communication, Leadership, Graphics, Teaching Methods, Instructional Materials, Computer Sciences, Classrooms, Behavior, Databases, English Language Arts, Inclusive Education, Information Communication Technologies, Health, Government, Ethical Issues, Tutoring, Audio, Creativity, Multicultural Education, Human Computer Interaction
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 4568–4570
The purpose of the study is to determine how teachers at Norwood Elementary School (5-8) in Peoria, Illinois use the NASA CONNECT and the NASA SCI Files programs to enhance the learning of mathematics, science, and technology in the classroom. ...
Technical Issues encountered while creating a process to Synchronize Text Windows and Video for Classroom Teacher Evaluation: A Technological Approach for Educational Administrators: A Research Project Update.
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2005 (2005) pp. 1833–1836
School administrators are required to make numerous - time intensive visits - to evaluate, non-tenured teachers. Classroom visits by administrators are necessary as they evaluate all beginning teachers as they progress to meet their professional...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 1485–1491
This study explores the attitudes of middle school students enrolled in a cyber charter science course. It aims to add student-centered research to a somewhat new field in the educational landscape. Cyber charter schools are rapidly increasing in...