Search results for author:"Keisha Varma"
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Using Interactive Technology to Support Students' Understanding of the Greenhouse Effect and Global Warming
Journal of Science Education and Technology Vol. 21, No. 4 (August 2012) pp. 453–464
In this work, we examine middle school students' understanding of the greenhouse effect and global warming. We designed and refined a technology-enhanced curriculum module called "Global Warming: Virtual Earth". In the module activities, students...
Review of Educational Research Vol. 81, No. 3 (September 2011) pp. 408–448
The knowledge integration framework is used to analyze studies on professional development in technology-enhanced science involving more than 2,350 teachers and 138,0000 students. The question of how professional development enhances teachers'...
Journal of Science Education and Technology Vol. 17, No. 4 (August 2008) pp. 341–356
Designing effective professional development experiences for technology-enhanced inquiry instruction is the goal of the Technology Enhanced Learning in Science (TELS) NSF funded Center for Learning and Teaching. In order to provide this type of...
Journal of Science Education and Technology Vol. 23, No. 3 (June 2014) pp. 381–397
Researchers from multiple perspectives have shown that young students can engage in the scientific reasoning involved in science experimentation. However, there is little research on how well these young students learn in inquiry-based learning...