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Analysis of the Content and Purpose of Four Different Kinds of Electronic Communications Among Preservice Teachers
Journal of Research on Computing in Education Vol. 32, No. 1 (1999) pp. 139–156
Examines the content and purposes of four types of exchanges among preservice elementary education majors across three semesters: student to peer, student to keypal, student to instructor, and student to group of peers using Web-based software that...
Journal of Computing in Teacher Education Vol. 12, No. 3 (1996) pp. 13–20
This article describes the successful implementation of a technology portfolio process to evaluate the success of teacher candidates in fulfilling International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE)/National Council for Accreditation of Teacher ...
TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning Vol. 57, No. 1 (January 2013) pp. 38–42
This article presents lessons learned about successful professional development for promoting technology integration from eight exemplary schools. Through a qualitative investigation into school leaders' and teachers' intentional goals of improving...
Educational Leadership Vol. 70, No. 6 (March 2013) pp. 51–55
This article observes that schools that use technology well have key commonalities, including a project-based curriculum and supportive, distributed leadership. The authors' research into tech-rich schools revealed that schools used three...
Lessons Learned from Secondary Schools Using Technology for School Improvement: It's Just Not That Simple!
Journal of School Leadership Vol. 24, No. 4 (July 2014) pp. 640–665
The purpose of this article is to describe lessons learned from studying the leadership in eight award-winning secondary schools and districts that were recognized for successfully leveraging technology as part of their efforts for school...
Using Systems Thinking to Leverage Technology for School Improvement: Lessons Learned from Award-Winning Secondary Schools/Districts
Journal of Research on Technology in Education Vol. 46, No. 1 (2013) pp. 29–51
This paper offers lessons learned about what it takes to successfully leverage technology for school improvement based on a cross-case analysis of eight award-winning secondary schools/districts around the United States. The researchers analyzed...
Leadership for Twenty-First-Century Schools and Student Achievement: Lessons Learned from Three Exemplary Cases
International Journal of Leadership in Education Vol. 16, No. 4 (2013) pp. 379–398
The purpose of this research was to understand ways exemplary award winning secondary school leaders have transformed their schools for twenty-first-century education and student achievement. This article presents three diverse case studies and...
Annual Meeting of the American Association for Teaching and Curriculum 1996 (October 1996)
This paper presents an analysis of the content of electronic mail exchanged among a team of 24 undergraduate elementary education majors in a Professional Development School program during 1 year of their 2-year teacher education program. Teacher...
Journal of Computing in Childhood Education Vol. 8, No. 4 (1997) pp. 267–90
Used children's drawings and interviews to examine the impact of age, gender, and school setting on elementary children's thinking about computers. Found that younger children drew computers much larger than themselves and set computers in home or...
Using Hypermedia to Educate Preservice Teachers about Gender-Equity Issues in Elementary School Classrooms
Journal of Research on Computing in Education Vol. 29, No. 3 (1997) pp. 226–47
This study highlights what preservice teachers learned about elementary school gender-equity issues from interacting with a HyperStudio stack. Qualitative and quantitative evidence shows how it positively affected preservice teachers' interests in,...
Comparative Analysis of Preservice Teachers’ Reflective Thinking in Synchronous Versus Asynchronous Online Case Discussions
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 14, No. 3 (July 2006) pp. 439–460
This study was undertaken to better understand the nature of preservice teachers' reflective thinking during case discussions about classroom management in two online formats: synchronous versus asynchronous. Findings indicated that when...