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Journal of Computing in Childhood Education

1994 Volume 5, Number 2

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Number of articles: 6

  1. Classroom Technology and the New Pedagogy

    Charles Fisher

    Notes that, whereas technology in the classroom has served primarily as a means of making learning more efficient without affecting broader aims, that role is changing as a new pedagogy emerges,... More

    pp. 119-29

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  2. The Knowledge Express Project: Using Technology to Support Changes in Pedagogy

    Charles Fisher

    Describes the introduction into a fourth-grade classroom with access to technology, a new pedagogy emphasizing prior learning, social interaction, and learning processes. Notes the tensions that... More

    pp. 131-52

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  3. Extending a Tradition: Teacher Designed Computer-Based Games

    Anthony E. Kelly & James B. O'Kelly

    Notes that the emergence of powerful microcomputers, along with accessible authoring systems, allow teachers the opportunity to extend their classroom game design efforts into digital media. Argues... More

    pp. 153-66

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  4. Software for the Early Childhood Classroom: What Should It Look Like?

    Michael L. Henniger

    Describes ways in which current software for the early childhood classrooms can be enhanced to better match the developmental abilities of children and the playful ways in which they naturally... More

    pp. 167-75

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  5. Computers and Young Children: Software Types, Social Contexts, Gender, Age, and Emotional Responses

    Daniel D. Shade

    Videotaped four- to eight-year olds as they interacted with computer software at different levels of developmental appropriateness. Facial expressions and other affective behaviors were analyzed as... More

    pp. 177-209

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  6. Computer Writing Development in a Prekindergarten Class of 4 Year Olds

    Roy A. Moxley

    Studied four-year olds' writing development over a school year by analyzing their output on a word-processing program. Found a combined increase in productivity, complexity, and accuracy. Results... More

    pp. 211-29

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