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Inside Mathforum Org

Author : Wesley Shumar
ISBN : 9781108509404
Genre : Psychology
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The internet has dramatically transformed social space and time for many people in many different contexts. This dramatic warping of the social fabric has happened slowly over time as digital technologies have evolved and internet speeds have increased. While we are all aware of these changes, the impact is often little understood. There are few monographs about social groups made possible by the internet, and even fewer about educational communities made possible through digital technologies. Inside details the ways that digital media are used to enhance the practices that teachers and students of mathematics engage in. The book also shows how different kinds of mathematical conversations and interactions become possible through the digital media. Unlike many other educational uses of digital media, the Math Forum's community has provided online resources and sustained support for teachers and students, and it leads the way in showing the power of digital media for education.
Category: Psychology

Essays In Collaborative Dynamic Geometry

Author : Gerry Stahl
ISBN : 9781329864047
Genre : Education
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This volume includes analyses of student teams using the VMT environment with multi-user GeoGebra. These studies are related to the presentations in "Translating Euclid" and "Constructing Dynamic Triangles Together." These essays document the most recent stage of the Virtual Math Teams Project.
Category: Education

Advances In Intelligent And Distributed Computing

Author : Costin Badica
ISBN : 9783540749301
Genre : Computers
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This book presents the proceedings of the 1st International Symposium on Intelligent and Distributed Computing, IDC 2007, held in Craiova, Romania, October 2007. Coverage includes: autonomous and adaptive computing; data mining and knowledge discovery; distributed problem solving and decision making; e-business, e-health and e-learning; genetic algorithms; image processing; information retrieval; intelligence in mobile and ubiquitous computing.
Category: Computers

Elementary And Middle School Mathematics

Author : John A. Van de Walle
ISBN : UOM:39015080680047
Genre : Education
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Elementary and Middle School Mathematics: Teaching Developmentally.
Category: Education

The University Becoming

Author : Søren S E Bengtsen
ISBN : 3030696278
Genre :
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This volume wholeheartedly engages with the current climate in higher education and provides not only a thorough analysis of the foundational elements constituting higher education but also a critical discussion of possible connections to societal and cultural domains and policy debates. Today, higher education institutions and programs are beset with multiple, and often conflicting, pressures and demands. Higher education is regarded by societies in general, and at the political level in particular, as a pathway to securing continued economic growth and ensuring cultural growth in surrounding societal contexts. Future academics are expected to become experts within their disciplines and at the same time to acquire and develop generic competences and transferable skills directly translatable into job market and professional contexts. These conflicting and fragmented policy approaches to higher education leaves academic leaders, teacher, researchers, and students with an incoherent curriculum and a confused and eroded academic identity and societal outlook. Much literature within higher education research engages with similar topics are dominated by a backwards-looking and heavy critique of current political and educational conditions for the university and higher education. This volume suggests a new tack that is defined by openness and optimism towards possibilities for a transformative higher education curriculum - that at the same time stays firmly rooted within the foundational academic soil. By drawing on, and contributing to, the emerging research field the philosophy of higher education, the book combines critique with a constructive and future-oriented approach and outlook on higher education. Further, it combines and links philosophical discussions on the idea of the future university with societal responsibility and a curricular and formational awareness.

Integrating Educational Technology Into Teaching

Author : M. D. Roblyer
ISBN : UVA:X004906823
Genre : Education
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This new fourth edition of integrating Educational Technology into Teaching, by M. D. Roblyer, provides hands-on practice with technology tools to illustrate how to integrate technology into the curriculum to support and shape learning. The author's five-part Technology Integration Planning Model (TIP Model) shows teachers how to create an environment in which technology can effectively enhance learning. For this fourth edition, the author has developed a cohesive, comprehensive technology integration framework that builds on the strong research, the TIP Model, and the numerous integration strategies of previous editions.
Category: Education

Technology Supported Mathematics Learning Environments

Author : William J. Masalski
ISBN : UOM:39015060549055
Genre : CD-ROMs
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Technology is playing an increasingly important role in the teaching and learning of mathematics at all levels. This publication reports on overviews of research and findings on the impact of technology. It furnishes a rich context in which to observe teachers in prekindergarten through grade 12 and teacher educators using technology to help their students better understand mathematics, and gives us all a glimpse of what the future might hold in store for us. The accompanying CD includes electronic features that enhance an understanding of the articles presented in the printed yearbook.
Category: CD-ROMs

Essential Websites For Educational Leaders In The 21st Century

Author : James Lerman
ISBN : UVA:X004806226
Genre : Education
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Here, James Lerman describes and gives instant access to more than 300 websites focused on the needs of people who are striving to improve schools and provides the best collection of resources and tools to address them, all in one place.
Category: Education

Handbook Of Child Psychology Child Psychology In Practice

Author : William Damon
ISBN : 0471272914
Genre : Psychology
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Part of the authoritative four-volume reference that spans the entire field of child development and has set the standard against which all other scholarly references are compared. Updated and revised to reflect the new developments in the field, the Handbook of Child Psychology, Sixth Edition contains new chapters on such topics as spirituality, social understanding, and non-verbal communication. Volume 4: Child Psychology in Practice, edited by K. Ann Renninger, Swarthmore College, and Irving E. Sigel, Educational Testing Service, covers child psychology in clinical and educational practice. New topics addressed include educational assessment and evaluation, character education, learning disabilities, mental retardation, media and popular culture, children's health and parenting.
Category: Psychology

Siggroup Bulletin

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ISBN : UCSD:31822022849335
Genre : Business
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Category: Business

Awards Honors And Prizes

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105129069857
Genre : Awards
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Listing and description of 2228 awards, honors, and prizes given for outstanding achievement in the United States and Canada. Science, technology, and medicine are among the 28 broad fields covered. Main listing by organization, with address and annotation. Alphabetical index of awards, subject index of awards.
Category: Awards

Content Reading And Literacy

Author : Donna E. Alvermann
ISBN : UVA:X004803623
Genre : Education
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"The Fourth Edition Builds on Past Strengths and Adds New Ones... " Student Centered. Culturally Diverse Students. Evidence-Based Standards. Written by renowned authors Donna Alvermann and Steven Phelps, the Fourth Edition includes more emphasis and information on addressing the literacy needs of English language learners and culturally diverse students, a new focus on evidence-based practices and standards, and key information on newer frameworks for reading and writing instruction, such as the sociocultural New Literacies Framework, that equips students to teach content area literacy from a student-centered approach. What Continues to Make This Book a Best Seller... Increased discussion of English language learners. New evidence-based research icons highlighting current research New standards icons from various subject areas help pre-service teachers make the connection on how content area literacy instruction helps them meet the standards in their disciplines. New writing icons throughout the chapters point to writing examples. Thoroughly revised Chapter 7, " Reading to Learn." New information for all of the content areas in every chapter is represented in the examples, lessons, vignettes, and scenarios, making it easier for students enrolled from different discipline areas to locate content-specific/relevant examples. Ringing Endorsements for "Content Area Reading and Literacy, Fourth Edition" " Chapter 14-- " Teaching for Diversity." "This is an excellent chapter that certification students and other graduate students can use to understand more about thetypes of diversity categories that are present in instructional settings. This textbook is excellent for students." " Lavernia F. Hutchison, University of Houston-- Central Campus "" There are many strengths in this text. I particularly like the way it is laid out. I believe that helping the students to see the importance of content literacy from the very beginning is extremely important. Immediately following this topic the students then move directly into diversity, which includes the understanding the meaning of language and culture. Both of these topics form the basis for the rest of the course. Overall, I believe that this book is an excellent text for teaching in the Content Area." " Randy M. Wood, Baylor University "" The strengths of this text include the authors in depth knowledge of the field of content area reading. Their chapter on assessing textbooks is invaluable for secondary teachers who don't understand the difficulty of some textbooks and the problems these texts can cause students. The chapter on multiculturalism and the ESL learner is a strength. The chapter on vocabulary is outstanding." " Patricia J. Pollifrone, Gannon University Please visit the book specific website at: http: // to learn more.
Category: Education

Middle School Journal

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ISBN : UVA:X030297765
Genre : Middle schools
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Category: Middle schools

Proceedings Of Icls 2006

Author : Sasha A. Barab
ISBN : UOM:39015076144354
Genre : Education
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Category: Education

Artificial Life

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ISBN : UOM:39015047927861
Genre : Biological systems
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Consists of the proceedings of: 1987, Interdisciplinary Workshop on the Synthesis and Simulation of Living Systems; 1990-1992, Artificial Life Workshop; 1994-1996, International Workshop on the Synthesis and Simulation of Living Systems; 1998- , International Conference on Artificial Life.
Category: Biological systems

The Virtual Reference Experience

Author : R. David Lankes
ISBN : UOM:39015059315906
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Virtual reference-today's fastest-expanding library service-raises many complex policy and implementation questions. Unfortunately, this service is in an early stage and experiences are limited. This groundbreaking volume combines the most current thinking and theory from experts and relates it to real-world virtual reference projects, studies, and findings from libraries across the nation. The editors have arranged the contributions into four distinct parts-Patrons of Digital Reference Services, Digital Reference Librarians, Digital Reference Services and Policies, and The Broader Context of Digital Reference-to highlight the users, staff, services, as well as societal, legal, and political environments within which digital reference services exist. The 13 chapters are based on presentations at the Virtual Reference Desk Conference, the nation's premier event for digital reference practitioners, that have been developed, updated, and refined for inclusion here. They cover design, operation, and marketing of services; user perceptions; training; personal interaction; policies; best practices and guidelines; user surveillance and privacy; and much more. Reference librarians, administrators, and information professionals will find these innovative ideas and practical experiences from the cutting-edge of virtual reference invaluable.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Fixing Society

Author : Ronnie V. Amorado
ISBN : UOM:39015077101114
Genre : Applied sociology
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Category: Applied sociology