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Social Studies and the Young Learner Vol. 12, No. 1 (1999) pp. 22–24
Demonstrates the connections among authenticity, technology, and geography by discussing the use of the Internet and a Geographic Information System (GIS). Describes an online community-based project in a three-step process (research a local issue,...
Journal of Geography Vol. 98, No. 2 (1999) pp. 47–59
Investigates the potential use of geographic-information systems (GIS), a computerized spatial-analysis tool, for teaching geography to elementary students. Finds that GIS offers students opportunities to practice geographic skills and is highly...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2000 (2000) pp. 2006–2010
Automated Geographic Information Systems are capable of creating layered maps from a tabular data set and further, of allowing the user to analyze the information. This paper describes five North American schools that have successfully integrated...
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 2, No. 1 (2002) pp. 45–62
Classroom discussion is an important teaching strategy because of its relation to the development of participatory citizenship, critical thinking, and classroom community (Engel & Ochoa, 1988; Parker, 1996; Weikel, 1994). Discussion is particularly...
Theory and Research in Social Education Vol. 28, No. 4 (2000) pp. 566–79
Presents a study of the benefits and obstacles as perceived by preservice teachers when considering the use of computer technology within social studies. Provides a literature review on teachers' attitudes toward computer technology, barriers to...
International Journal of Social Education Vol. 15, No. 2 (2001) pp. 62–75
Focuses on university-school relationships discussing the desirable characteristics that are needed for classroom teachers and teacher educators. Describes three partnerships between preservice and K-12 social studies classrooms, illustrating how...