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Learning to teach with a classroom simulator

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Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, in Austin, Texas, USA ISBN 978-1-880094-92-1 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Chesapeake, VA


A classroom simulator – simSchool - offers a new paradigm for teacher education based in self-direction & personal validation in a complex but repeatable practice environment, supported by emergent interdisciplinary knowledge concerning the unique affordances of digital media assessment and social media.


Gibson, D. & Kruse, S. (2012). Learning to teach with a classroom simulator. In P. Resta (Ed.), Proceedings of SITE 2012--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 1143-1152). Austin, Texas, USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved March 26, 2019 from .

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