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What Students Think About Technology and Academic Engagement in School: Implications for Middle Grades Teaching and Learning
AACE Journal Vol. 17, No. 2 (April 2009) pp. 61–81
Students today live in technology-rich environments that shape their interactions with information and with each other. Children in the 21st century have access to a wide range of technology resources and tools for learning in real-life contexts....
What middle grade students think about technology and academic engagement in school: Implications for teacher educators.
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2007 (Mar 26, 2007) pp. 2504–2509
There is growing consensus among policy groups that if current generations of students are to be competitive in the twenty-first century, our education system must be transformed to address the needs of a connected global economy. Students learn...
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 12, No. 2 (June 2012) pp. 232–254
As the nation’s economy continues its irrevocable shift from manufacturing toward idea-driven, creative industries, our schools — and the teaching and learning enterprise at the heart of our schools — need to undergo a transformation as well. The...
Candy Beal; Lori Holcomb; John Lee; Meghan Manfra; Kevin Oliver; Carol Pope; P. g. Schrader; Hiller Spires; Carl Young
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2009 (Mar 02, 2009) pp. 3876–3880
In this symposium, we will present an overview of creative and disciplinary uses of digital video in teacher education. Eight presenters will introduce a theoretical context for their work and vignettes from their projects. Mishra & Koehler’s (2006)...