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Learning and Instruction Vol. 13, No. 3 pp. 285–304
This paper reports on a longitudinal study of teaching and learning the subject of fractions in two matched groups of ten 9–10-year-old students. In the experimental group fractions are introduced using the bar and the number line as (mental) models,...
Computers & Education Vol. 52, No. 3 (April 2009) pp. 668–680
Although many children are technically skilled in using the Web, their competences to use it in a critical and meaningful way are usually less well developed. In this article, we report on a multiple case study focusing on the possibilities and...
Students' Use of Web Literacy Skills and Strategies: Searching, Reading and Evaluating Web Information
Information Research: An International Electronic Journal Vol. 13, No. 3 (September 2008)
Introduction: This article reports on the adequacy and specific characteristics of 5th grade students' use of Web literacy skills and strategies after completing a programme in which these skills and strategies were the focus of attention. Method:...
The Web as an Information Resource in K-12 Education: Strategies for Supporting Students in Searching and Processing Information
Review of Educational Research Vol. 75, No. 3 (2005) pp. 285–328
The use of the Web in K-12 education has increased substantially in recent years. The Web, however, does not support the learning processes of students as a matter of course. In this review, the authors analyze what research says about the demands...
The effects of integrated social and cognitive strategy instruction on the mathematics achievement in secondary education
Learning and Instruction Vol. 9, No. 5 pp. 427–448
This article reports on an intervention study into the general and differential effects of an experimental mathematics program on student achievement in secondary education. The following research question was addressed: in co-operative groups in...
Student characteristics and learning environment interactions in mathematics and physics education: A resource perspective
International Journal of Educational Research Vol. 27, No. 4 pp. 283–292
In two studies, one on secondary mathematics education, the other on secondary physics education, data were collected on students' cognitive achievement and characteristics of students and their learning environment. In this chapter the findings of...
The Effects of Guided Elaboration in a CSCL Programme on the Learning Outcomes of Primary School Students from Dutch and Immigrant Families
Educational Research and Evaluation Vol. 19, No. 1 (2013) pp. 39–57
This study examined the effects of guided elaboration on students' learning outcomes in a computer-supported collaborative learning (CSCL) environment. The programme provided students with feedback on their elaborations, and students reflected on...