Helen Crompton

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In this chapter the authors review the fairly recent advances in combating illiteracy around the globe through the use of e-readers and mobile phones most recently in the Worldreader program and the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) mobile phone reading initiatives. Situated in human rights and utilizing the lens of(More)
In recent years there has been a renewed interest on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education. Following this interest, science centers' staff started providing technology enhanced informal STEM education experiences. The use of well-designed mobile and ubiquitous forms of technology to enrich informal STEM education activities is(More)
—Computer Science (CS) teachers' training and profile is crucial to ensure students have access to quality Computer Science Education (CSE). The aim of this study is to examine the profile of CS teachers in Greece and map it using the technique of persona. This study examines a national sample of 1127 CS teachers who teach algorithms and programming in(More)
Mobile learning (mlearning) offers many new opportunities in the evolution of technology enhanced learning (Looi et al., 2010). These technologies are seeping into educational settings as the affordances are becoming recognized for the way in which they extend the pedagogical boundaries. Mlearning can provide a shift from the abstract concepts to the(More)
My teaching philosophy has developed from many years of teaching experience working with pre-service and in-service teachers, as well as students K-10. As a teacher my mission is threefold:  to extend and enhance the students' knowledge and understanding;  to ignite enthusiasm for learning;  to build a strong foundation for lifelong learning. To achieve(More)
The purpose of this study is to investigate the implementation of a whole school one-to-one iPod Touch project in a middle school in the southeastern United States. While some focused studies have been undertaken in this new field of learning, there has been little research to date that documents activity within a whole school implementation theory of(More)