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Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2017 (Mar 05, 2017) pp. 2057–2066
Preparing future teachers how to teach effectively and engaging learners at high levels involves complex tasks that develop from knowledge and awareness, practice, observation and data collection, followed by analysis and reflection. Observations...
Topics: Science Education
The Use of Virtual and Simulated Teaching and Learning Environments: Inviting Gifted Students into Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Careers (STEM) through Summer Partnerships
Gifted Education International Vol. 28, No. 1 (January 2012) pp. 96–106
New technologies and virtual environments are emerging globally, yet the way these tools can impact the learning and future career paths of students who are gifted is limited in the literature at this time. The purpose of this article is to provide...
Reflections on Recruiting, Supporting, Retaining, Graduating, and Obtaining Employment for Doctoral Students from Diverse Backgrounds
Teacher Education and Special Education Vol. 37, No. 2 (May 2014) pp. 147–160
In this article, the authors provide a summary of the current techniques being used to recruit, retain, and support a diverse range of scholars, including students with disabilities, in a doctoral program. The manuscript provides a summary of the...
The quality of classroom experiences in Chinese kindergarten classrooms across settings and learning activities: Implications for teacher preparation
Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies Vol. 57, No. 1 (July 2016) pp. 39–50
Based on the observation of 180 early childhood classrooms using the Classroom Assessment Scoring System (CLASS), the researchers found Chinese teachers scored lower on instruction support quality compared to international colleagues. Researchers...
Implications of Mixed Reality and Simulation Technologies on Special Education and Teacher Preparation
Focus on Exceptional Children Vol. 40, No. 6 (February 2008)
As technology evolves, so does its impact on people's lives. These changes clearly affect people's daily activities, but how might they also impact education, teachers, and the lives of students with disabilities? This article focuses on...
Journal of Educational & Psychological Consultation Vol. 22, No. 3 (2012) pp. 208–226
Professional development programs tailored to address co-teaching performance in Arkansas provided data for 3 cohorts of middle school co-taught teams. This study provides an analysis of middle school plans and provides recommendations as to how to...
Lisa A. Dieker; Jacqueline A. Rodriguez; Benjamin Lignugaris/Kraft; Michael C. Hynes; Charles E. Hughes
Teacher Education and Special Education Vol. 37, No. 1 (February 2014) pp. 21–33
The future of virtual environments is evident in many fields but is just emerging in the field of teacher education. In this article, the authors provide a summary of the evolution of simulation in the field of teacher education and three factors...
Educational Leadership Vol. 71, No. 8 (May 2014) pp. 54–58
Everything's going wrong in the classroom; the teacher's frustration level is so high that she's ready to walk out and try her hand at any other profession besides teaching. Just as things reach a peak, in steps the coach, who says, ...
Commentary: A Response to an Interview With Joseph South by the Teacher Education and Technology and Media Divisions of the Council for Exceptional Children
Marcia L. Rock; Sean Smith; Cathy Newman Thomas; Kelley Regan; Eleazar Vasquez III; Michael Kennedy; Lisa Dieker; Anya Evmenova; Cindy Okolo; Margaret Bausch
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 17, No. 3 (September 2017) pp. 301–311
Thriving in the digital age workplace requires, in part, professionals who think differently about how they prepare the next generation workforce. Teachers and teacher educators are no exception. When reflecting on how today’s teacher educators...