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Journal of Children's Literature Vol. 27, No. 1 (2001) pp. 23–31
Describes part of a project of correspondence between a group of eighth graders and pre-service teachers in an attempt to prepare all students to work with diverse people and ideas. Hopes to enlarge the worlds of the students by putting them in...
On-Line Multicultural Literature Discussions: How This Discourse Community Informs Teacher Educators
Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association 2000 (April 2000)
This study investigated the effects of computer-based technologies on literature discussions between preservice teachers and eighth graders. Most participating preservice teachers were preparing to work with students in literacy development. Over...
A Generation in Cyberspace Engaging Readers through Online Discussions: Real Time, Online Chats Provide an Alternative Space for Engaging Reading in Making Meaning through Literature
Language Arts Vol. 81, No. 4 (Mar 01, 2004)
A focus is made on connectedness by explaining how the MOO is a unique tool that allows students to connect across distances short and long and engendering enthusiasm of reading and discussion. It is further shared how the MOO applications work...
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 1, No. 3 (2001) pp. 355–370
On two Thursday afternoons each semester, a group of between 15 and 20 eighth-grade students at Blacksburg Middle School (BMS) stays after school with teacher Donna Logan. For the first hour or so, they do homework, or read the novel they are...
Beyond the ‘farts and flashes’: Responding to student and instructor concerns in the design, development, and presentation of electronic portfolios (Five years on)
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2003 (2003) pp. 81–83
Situated within the context of (a) discipline specific National Standards that embrace constructivist philosophies (NCTM, 1989; NCSS; 1984; NCTE/IRA, 1996; NRC, 1996), (b) on-going efforts to prepare tomorrow's teachers to seamlessly integrate...
Qualitative meta-analysis for social justice: The creation of an on-line diversity resources database
Ann Potts; Megan Boler; David Hicks; Peter Doolittle; Susan Ariew; Cecile Cachaper; Kathleen Carico; Robert Prickett
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 832–836
This paper describes the creation of an online diversity resources database using methods borrowed from meta-ethnography. The primary aim of this database, known as the Diversity Resources Database at Virginia Tech, is to provide print, media, and...