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Journal of Science Education and Technology Vol. 7, No. 1 (1998) pp. 97–105
Reports findings from the evaluation of the Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE) Program. Examines issues concerning student-scientist partnerships such as benefits of the program to students and scientists,...
Educational Leadership Vol. 58, No. 4 (2001) pp. 57–61
Despite countless networking and interactive possibilities, the most commonly assigned use of classroom technology during 1997-98 was word processing, followed by Internet research and information gathering. Schools' reliance on general-purpose...
Journal of Research on Technology in Education Vol. 42, No. 3 (2010) pp. 285–307
This study examined technology implementation practices associated with student learning gains. Interviews and observations were conducted with staff at schools where teachers using reading or mathematics software with their students attained above...
American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting 1995 (Jul 09, 1995)
As part of the Department of Education's Office of Educational Research and Improvement's (OERI) Studies in Education Reform Program, SRI's Center for Technology in Learning has been conducting a national study of the role of technology in...
Educational Leadership Vol. 58, No. 2 (2000) pp. 34–38
Teachers implementing a local history project in Belmont, California, had help from a federally funded technology innovation challenge grant: the Challenge 2000 Multimedia Project. Sponsored by a Silicon Valley school-business partnership, the...
Theory Into Practice Vol. 53, No. 1 (2014) pp. 64–71
Historically, the mission of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) schools emphasized providing gifted and talented students with advanced STEM coursework. However, a newer type of STEM school is emerging in the United States:...
Future of Children Vol. 10, No. 2 (2000) pp. 76–101
Explores how computer technology can help improve how and what children learn in school. Highlights several ways technology can enhance how children learn by supporting four fundamental characteristics of learning (active engagement, group...
Louanne Smolin; Kimberly Lawless; Chris Dede; Steve Jones; Camille Johnson-Yale; Francisco Seoane Perez; Jessica Schuler; James W. Pellegrino; Susan R. Goldman; Meryl Bertenthal; Kimberly Lawless; Charalambos Vrasidas; Gene V. Glass; Geneva D. Haertel; Barbara Means; William Penuel; Hilary Goldmann; Mark Warschauer; Sharon Tettegah; Eun Won Whang; Nakia Collins; Kona Taylor; Olga A. Vasquez; Nicholas C. Burbules
Yearbook of the National Society for the Study of Education Vol. 106, No. 2 (October 2007) pp. 1–218
There is little dispute that technology has transformed people's everyday lives. People shop online, download news in their iPods, communicate via text and video, take digital photos, and conduct all manner of personal and professional business via...