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The Construction Zone: Working for Cognitive Change in School
Series foreword Foreword Shedon H. White Acknowledgments 1. Introduction 2. Building tasks into curriculum units 3. Making goals happen 4. Basic concepts for discussing cognitive change 5. AssessmentExpand
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Evaluation of the Effectiveness of the Alabama Math, Science, and Technology Initiative (AMSTI)
The Alabama State Department of Education (ALSDE) developed a statewide initiative to improve mathematics and science teaching and student achievement in kindergarten through grade 12 (K-12). TheExpand
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Opportunities for Research on the Organizational Impact of School Computers
As computers are acquired in greater numbers in schools, their impact on the social organization of instruction increasingly becomes an issue for research. Developments in the cognitive science ofExpand
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Goals and perceived ability: Impact on student valuing, self-regulation, and persistence.
Abstract We examined the motivational patterns and self-regulatory activities of 119 students in introductory statistics. Toward the end of the course subjects were given a questionnaire whichExpand
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Telling what they know: The role of gesture and language in children's science explanations
What is the role of gesture in classroom science talk? This study first approaches the question generally, by asking how children communicate their knowledge of the seasons (through language, gestureExpand
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Technology as Support for School Structure and School Restructuring.
Schools can adopt computer technology without making any changes in their goals or organization. Or, as Mr. Newman shows, technology can be a catalyst in the creation of new structures for learning.Expand
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Assessing Impacts of Math in Focus, a “Singapore Math” Program
ABSTRACT This study investigates, through a cluster randomized trial, the impact of Math in Focus, a core mathematics program modeled after instructional approaches used in Singapore, on third-Expand
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School networks: delivery or access
C omputer networks hold the key to the large-scale implementation of school technology. Expand
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Functional environments for microcomputers in education
A research program was undertaken to study the functional learning environment (FLE) in which computers operate, i.e., those environments in which learning activities have a function or purpose from the child's viewpoint. Expand
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