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Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2002 (2002) pp. 1949–1950
Before designing web-based learning opportunities for adolescents, there are a few considerations worth noting. Perhaps the most basic of these considerations is the fact that . . . "for middle schoolers, school is primarily a place for making...
Reconstructing Our Identities: Virtual Learning Experiences in Reading and Social Studies EducationVirtual Learning Experiences in Reading and Social Studies Education
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2003 (2003) pp. 3104–3106
In 1995, Turkle explored the territory of virtual personae within virtual communities by posing the question: "Do our real life selves learn lessons from our virtual personae?" (p.177). With Turkle's points in mind, we were intent on exploring the...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2001 (2001) pp. 2202–2203
This paper describes the development of Literacy Junction, which is an interactive web site for teachers and students in grades 5-8. Using an interdisciplinary approach to learning, Literacy Junction offers two distinct features: technology-enhanced ...