Barbara C. Buckley

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4 This paper describes part of a project called Modeling Across the Curriculum which is a large-scale research study in 15 schools across the United States. The specific data presented and discussed here in this paper is based on BioLogica, a hypermodel, interactive environment for learning genetics, which was implemented in multiple classes in eight high(More)
Modeling environments, we believe, can make the most significant contribution of information technologies to improved science learning. A partnership of the Concord Consortium, Harvard and Northwestern Universities, with the help of the Josiah Quincy Upper School and the Fitchburg and Lowell Public Schools, is studying the impact of modeling on secondary(More)
Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation. Introduction The powerful capabilities of technology hold the key to transforming current assessment practice at both the state and classroom levels by changing the(More)
The research presented in this paper is part of a large-scale design study conducted in demographically diverse classrooms with software that is under development. BioLogica, a hypermodel environment for learning genetics, was used in multiple classes in eight high schools. BioLogica activities, data logging, and assessments were refined across this series(More)
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