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Tools for the 21 st Century Classroom: How Digital Video and the Internet can Engage Learners in Math and Science
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2000 (2000) pp. 1027–1033
In a recent report commissioned by the Milken Exchange through Education Week, Zehr (1999) suggests that although schools have invested billions of dollars on computer hardware, the challenge now facing educators is in selecting appropriate ...
Success of Using Technology and Manipulatives to Introduce Numerical Problem Solving Skills in Monolingual/Bilingual Early Childhood Classrooms
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 18, No. 4 (1999) pp. 361–369
A math activity initially utilizing "m & m's" as manipulatives, and then progressing to computer software math activities, was piloted and evaluated in five early childhood classrooms. The observational data obtained in this study is useful to other ...
Computers, Concrete Manipulatives, and Candy: Keys To Beginning Number and Problem Solving Skills In A Bilingual Early Childhood Setting
International Conference on Mathematics / Science Education and Technology 1999 (1999) p. 413
Technology can help develop a cycle of learning that includes awareness, exploration, inquiry, and utilization for young children. (Bredekamp & Rosegrant, 1994) Susanne Thouvenelle, in an introduction to Technology: Practical Strategies for...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2001 (2001) pp. 622–623
This paper is a report on the development and assessment of a graduate level statistics course taught in an online setting. Students taking the newly developed statistics course online were compared to students taking the course in a traditional...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2000 (2000) p. 1823
Continuously improving technology now allows educators new opportunities to move beyond traditional lecture style methods to create custom-authored multimedia, hypermedia, and animation presentations for use in classroom demonstrations or as...
Digital Scholars: The Affects of One-on-One Laptop Wireless Computing on At-Risk Middle School Students
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2003 (2003) pp. 2413–2416
This paper reports mid-point findings from a year-long study of the effects of One-on-One Laptop Wireless Computing in a self-contained at-risk student 8th grade classroom in a school with 99.9% poverty and 99.9% minority population in a large urban ...
Information Technology in Childhood Education Annual Vol. 1999, No. 1 (1999) pp. 263–274
This article discusses the discrepancy that exists with regard to the girls' and boys' access and use of computers in classrooms and suggests strategies to minimize gender biases before stereotypic behaviors are established. It is argued that...
Perceptions of Teachers at Miami Shores / Barry University (MSBU) Charter School of Using Computers in their Classrooms for Teaching
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2000 (2000) pp. 1588–1592
This study is about the perceptions of middle school teachers of using computers in a classroom environment for teaching. A purposive sampling technique is used to select the school and the teachers involved in this study. A constructivist approach...
Preservice Teachers’ Beliefs about Effective Uses of Computers in the Classroom: A Content Analysis of Narratives
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2000 (2000) pp. 1355–1361
In this paper, the results of a content analysis are presented of preservice teachers' narratives describing how they would use computers in a classroom to bring about learning. This study is a continuation of an examination of preservice teachers'...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 1409–1414
This case study investigated whether installing a computer arcade in high risk elementary school with educational and non-educational games would motivate students in the classroom. It is clear that the use of technology is highly motivating for...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2002 (2002) pp. 1742–1743
Using laptops with students in the classroom can be a challenge to any professor, but the instructor and her students in this paper turned their initial turmoil with these computers and a new software program into an equalizing learning experience....
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2001 (2001) pp. 1210–1215
Teacher training is one of the most important factors that determines teachers' use of educational computing in classroom. On Average five to seven-years of training is necessary for a teacher to become a confident user of educational technology (...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 1999 (1999) pp. 1439–1443
Computers are everywhere. However, when we compare the typical school environment to the business environment, it is noticed that schools have lagged far behind in implementing the use of computers. The results of implementation of computers in...
Information Technology in Childhood Education Annual Vol. 1999, No. 1 (1999) pp. 221–254
Integration of computers across the classroom curriculum has been an object of debate for over 15 years. This paper compares the integration of computers with what has been learned about literacy education. The integration of literacy learning into ...
Student Views on the Role of Dedicated Notebook Computers in Transforming the Teaching and Learning Environment
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 48–56
This paper presents the reviews of students who took part in a dedicated notebook computer initiative amongst three middle schools in the province of New Brunswick, Canada in 2005-2006. The goal of the research project was to consider how providing...
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 28, No. 1 (January 2009) pp. 5–21
This quasi-experimental investigation considers the second year of implementation of wireless laptops (1:1 ratio) in three 6th grade mathematics classrooms in one school compared to non-laptop classrooms (5:1 ratio) in seven other schools in the...
Information Technology in Childhood Education Annual Vol. 2001, No. 1 (2001) pp. 5–31
This article reports on the final evaluation of the project, Constructing and Networking for Multiage Learning. The project gave teachers access to the resources of the World Wide Web (WWW or Web) and supported their efforts to be-come more...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 3679–3684
Computers and calculators have changed the way mathematics is taught in many classrooms. What have we learned from these tools in the classroom? Have they made the learning more meaningful? Or, have they made students and teachers alike dependent ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2002 (2002) pp. 455–458
A new model for pre-service educational technology classes As the integration of technology into K-12 classrooms becomes a standard-driven requirement across the country, teacher education programs are struggling to design courses that prepare...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2005 (2005) pp. 2044–2049
The availability of wireless communication and handheld computer technology supports a 'return' of the handheld slate to the classroom. This paper describes the design, construction and initial trial observations of a prototype Classroom Interaction ...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 3148–3155
Innovative use of technology can shed the limiting assumptions of the traditional product-oriented curriculum and push curricular goals beyond their current boundaries. Handheld computers can be very useful classroom management tools that allow the...
AACE Journal Vol. 16, No. 2 (April 2008) pp. 127–135
To help students meet the demands of society, the University of Houston is using the framework of learning communities and constructivism to create a cross-disciplinary approach to teaching to provide media-rich thematically linked courses to engage ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 1999 (1999) pp. 648–652
This project builds on a growing partnership between Frontier Regional / Union #38 School Districts, the Pocumtuck Valley Memorial Association, with a nationally recognized historical Museum and library, and the Center for Computer Based...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2001 (2001) pp. 2309–2313
Step into many elementary classrooms and it's like stepping into a time warp. Classrooms look, feel and operate much the same as they did in the 1970s. While many teachers use computers to support children's learning in meaningful ways, most in...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2004 (2004) pp. 499–505
Physical classrooms have the social element that online classrooms lack. Online classrooms have the computers that physical classrooms lack. In order to improve both, one must learn from the other. Offline, the physical classroom should see the...
The Relationship of Leadership, Experience and Computer Attitudes on Teachers’ Self-efficacies of Computer Technology use in the Classrooms.
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 1635–1642
This study will examine the relationship between leadership, experience, and attitudes towards teachers' self-efficacy of using computers in the classrooms. Elementary and Secondary teachers in Central Pennsylvania identified certain factors...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2003 (2003) pp. 3269–3276
Whether to provide access to computers for young children has been a controversial topic since the first Apple and Commodore machines began appearing in classrooms in the early 1980s. Critics argue that young children are in concrete stages of...
Information Technology in Childhood Education Annual Vol. 2001, No. 1 (2001) pp. 125–138
The researchers investigated 25 preschool children's expres-sive language while they were engaged at a classroom com-puter center and during their free play at traditional early childhood learning centers. The participants were enrolled in an...
International Journal of Educational Telecommunications Vol. 1, No. 2 (1995) pp. 185–198
The Virtual Classroom is a teaching and learning environment constructed in software, which supports collaborative learning among students who participate at times and places of their choosing, through computer networks. This paper describes...
The role of teacher practices and classroom characteristics on the "digital divide" in students’ usage of technology tools: A Multilevel Analysis
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 5, No. 3 (2005) pp. 318–329
The study examined the role student, teacher/classroom, and school characteristics play on the "digital divide" in access and utilization of various technology tools among elementary school students. Survey data was collected from 1,027 fourth- and...
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
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 15, No. 4 (October 2007) pp. 439–462
"Computer Images for Lesson Support" (CILS) is a module for primary teacher education that aims at educating prospective teachers in designing multimedia-learning environments, with the aid of the Logo program MicroWorlds, and using it with children....
Topics: Multimedia, Educational Technology, Mathematics, Teachers, Training, Instructional Design, Computers, Learning Objects, Teaching Methods, Instructional Materials, Evaluation, Preservice Teacher Education, Children, Curriculum, Classrooms