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Teacher and student perceptions of technology integration for teaching social studies in public schools
(2009) pp. 1–153
The purpose of the study is to determine the gap between teacher and student perception of technology use in their social studies classrooms. Students and teachers from rural, urban, and suburban districts in the Pacific Northwest were surveyed....
Like in that movie…: Effective use of films in the social<p>studies classroom (2005) pp. 1–136
This qualitative inquiry explores the most effective means of using Hollywood films in an eighth grade American history class at a junior high school in the Pacific Northwest. As no established best practices for engaging Hollywood films in the...
Science Activities: Classroom Projects and Curriculum Ideas Vol. 50, No. 3 (2013) pp. 90–98
Gaming, an integral part of many students' lives outside school, can provide an engaging platform for focusing students on important disciplinary core concepts as an entry into developing students' understanding of these concepts through science...