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Educational Leadership

2000 Volume 58, Number 2

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 7

  1. The I-Generation--From Toddlers to Teenagers: A Conversation with Jane M. Healy

    Carol Tell

    In "Failure to Connect" (1998), Jane Healy examined pros and cons of computer use, warning that good teachers, small classes, and challenging curricula trump high-tech products. Computers can... More

    pp. 8-13

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  2. Art Becomes the Fourth R

    Jason Ohler

    In an era where students design web sites and integrate video, graphics, and animation into their presentations, art is becoming the new literacy. Art education promotes self-expression, cognitive ... More

    pp. 16-19

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  3. What Students Want To Learn about Computers

    Judith O'Donnell Dooling

    A survey of 1,427 students (grades 4 through 7), 176 teachers, and 9 administrators in a Connecticut district revealed that children learn about computers from more experienced persons, enjoy... More

    pp. 20-24

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  4. WISE Science

    Marcia C. Linn & James D. Slotta

    Groups of teachers and schools can bridge the theory-practice gap by using the Web-based Integrated Science Environment (WISE) project library. The WISE learning environment promotes lifelong... More

    pp. 29-32

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  5. The Multimedia Challenge

    William R. Penuel, Barbara Means & Michael Simkins

    Teachers implementing a local history project in Belmont, California, had help from a federally funded technology innovation challenge grant: the Challenge 2000 Multimedia Project. Sponsored by a... More

    pp. 34-38

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  6. Making Learning Connections through Telelearning

    Karen Andrews & Ken Marshall

    Students and teachers in the Virtual Classroom Program at an Ottawa, Ontario, high school connect in real time with peers and experts from around the world. Students collaboratively select... More

    pp. 53-56

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  7. A Parent's Perspective: Educating the Digital Generation

    Patricia Brogan

    Today's children enter classrooms with skills and expectations that challenge adults. Kids with superior keyboarding skills may resist penmanship lessons. Learning is a two-way process. Computer... More

    pp. 57-59

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