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Integration of Technology, Curriculum, and Professional Development for Advancing Middle School Mathematics: Three Large-Scale Studies
Jeremy Roschelle; Nicole Shechtman; Deborah Tatar; Stephen Hegedus; Bill Hopkins; Susan Empson; Jennifer Knudsen; Lawrence P. Gallagher
American Educational Research Journal Vol. 47, No. 4 (December 2010) pp. 833–878
The authors present three studies (two randomized controlled experiments and one embedded quasi-experiment) designed to evaluate the impact of replacement units targeting student learning of advanced middle school mathematics. The studies evaluated...
Using Handheld Computers to Support Improved Classroom Assessment in Science: Results from a Field Trial
Journal of Science Education and Technology Vol. 15, No. 2 (April 2006) pp. 142–158
A variety of handheld applications and curricular materials have been developed to support inquiry science learning in recent years, but there are few handheld-supported assessment activities available to teachers. In Project WHIRL, researchers from ...
Journal of the Learning Sciences Vol. 17, No. 2 (April 2008) pp. 248–286
We report on the initial attempts at evaluating "at scale" a particular technological/curricular innovation that enables more students to develop deeper knowledge. The methods, issues, and findings of the current pilot experiment speak not only to...
Journal of Computer Assisted Learning Vol. 21, No. 3 (June 2005) pp. 190–203
An important challenge faced by many teachers as they involve students in science investigations is measuring (assessing) students' progress. Our detailed requirements analysis in a particular school district led to the idea that what teachers need...