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Mirzajani, Hassan; Bayekolaei, Mehraneh Delaviz; Kookandeh, Meysam Rajaby; Rezaee, Seyede Safoora Razzaghpoor; Kamalifar, Ali Akbar; Shani, Hassan Razaghi – Asian Journal of Education and Training, 2016
According to the new environment created by the information period, training and learning new skills are being inevitable. Retraining the skills of group working to coordinate the information age has created special conditions for education. Smart schools are one of the strategies adopted by schools in response to today's modern needs. Smart…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Technology Integration, Cross Cultural Studies
Johnson, L.; Adams Becker, S.; Estrada, V.; Freeman, A. – New Media Consortium, 2014
"The NMC Horizon Report" series is the most visible outcome of the New Media Consortium (NMC) Horizon Project, an ongoing research effort established in 2002 that identifies and describes emerging technologies likely to have a large impact on teaching, learning, research, or creative expression within every sector of education in some 65…
Descriptors: Technology Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Technological Advancement
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Risinger, C. Frederick – Social Education, 2013
Many national anthem lyrics focus on struggle and war between nations. Some, such as "The Star Spangled Banner," focus on a single battle or incident, like the War of 1812. Others stress the bravery, strength, and courage of the soldiers and sometimes the entire nation. Other anthems, such as Brazil's, focus on the beauty and…
Descriptors: Social Studies, Teaching Methods, Internet, Technology Uses in Education
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Stack, Sue; Watson, Jane; Abbott-Chapman, Joan – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2013
Tasmania, one of the first locations to have communities connected to the national broadband network (NBN), provided the context within which to ask significant questions about the implications of the NBN for all levels and sectors of education. This paper reports findings from a research project that developed innovative methodology to explore…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Telecommunications, Computer Networks, Internet
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Wangerin, Laura – Social Education, 2012
Technology offers three major benefits to world history teachers: an online supply of supplemental resources; access to creative tools; and the opportunity for students to collaborate. These three positive contributions vary in the degree of involvement they require of students. Supplemental resources offer or display information, but often lack a…
Descriptors: Technology Uses in Education, History Instruction, Instructional Effectiveness, Curriculum Enrichment
International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2012
The IADIS CELDA 2012 Conference intention was to address the main issues concerned with evolving learning processes and supporting pedagogies and applications in the digital age. There had been advances in both cognitive psychology and computing that have affected the educational arena. The convergence of these two disciplines is increasing at a…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Persistence, Academic Support Services, Access to Computers
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Gilete, Raúl Montero – International Education Studies, 2011
"The Explorer of the Chest" and "Golgrim's Keys" are two original, unabridged texts integrated in the Scarecrow Project. The project aims at developing ground-breaking methodologies for teaching literature and covers the A2-B2 levels of language competence, both in English and Spanish. The project is based on an integrated use…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Internet, Childrens Literature, Technology Uses in Education
Corrigan, John – Principal Leadership, 2010
Wikis are open-source sites, meaning that users may add, remove, or edit most content quickly. Because they are a public venue, students became more engaged and invested in what they wrote, wrote more frequently, edited their work more carefully, collaborated, and became accustomed to frequent peer and adult feedback. Writing practice and in-depth…
Descriptors: Internet, Writing Improvement, Open Source Technology, Process Approach (Writing)
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Risinger, C. Frederick – Social Education, 2010
In this article, the author shares what he learned at the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) Annual Meeting held in November 2009 in Atlanta. At NCSS 2009, the author realized how far behind he is with technological advances applied to classroom instruction. Many school districts and individual schools prevent students from using cell…
Descriptors: Social Studies, Meetings, Interprofessional Relationship, Technology Uses in Education
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Sawyer, Carol F.; Butler, David R.; Curtis, Mary – Journal of Geography, 2010
Environmental change is ideally taught through field observations; however, leaving the classroom is often unrealistic due to financial and logistical constraints. The Internet offers several feasible alternatives using webcams that instructors can use to illustrate a variety of geographic examples and exercises for students. This article explores…
Descriptors: Physical Geography, Physical Environment, Classroom Techniques, Technology Uses in Education
Viner, Jane; Lucas, Amanda; Ricchini, Tracey; Ri, Regina – International Association of School Librarianship, 2010
This workshop paper explores the Web 2.0 journey of the MLC Libraries' teacher-librarians, librarian, library and audio visual technicians. Our journey was initially inspired by Will Richardson and supported by the School Library Association of Victoria (SLAV) Web 2.0 professional development program. The 12 week technological skills program…
Descriptors: Web Sites, Electronic Publishing, School Libraries, Internet
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Swan, Kathleen Owings; Hofer, Mark – Social Education, 2009
A "podcast" (an amalgam of the word broadcast and the iPod digital audio player) is essentially a broadcast of digital audio files on the web that users can listen to on their computer or digital audio player (e.g., iPod). Podcasts can be automatically delivered to an iPod or computer whenever new content is available. This unique feature of…
Descriptors: Technology Uses in Education, Electronic Equipment, Audio Equipment, Information Dissemination
Dyrli, Kurt O. – District Administration, 2009
This article reports that notification systems--which use the Internet to enable school administrators to make and send thousands of automated phone calls, text messages and e-mails in minutes--are expanding in popularity in school districts across the country. As the dire national economic conditions increase voter concern about the best use of…
Descriptors: Internet, Interpersonal Communication, Computer Mediated Communication, Web Sites
Curriculum Review, 2009
Gaming equipment (such as Nintendo's Wii[TM]) is making its way to schools and classrooms. However, most of the discussion regarding how to use this technology and integrate it into lesson plans is happening in blogs on the Internet. An advocate of interactive media in the classroom, Dr. Dawn Hawkins, a faculty member for the Art Institute of…
Descriptors: Web Sites, Video Games, Internet, Technology Integration
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Russell, William Benedict, III, Ed. – International Society for the Social Studies, 2009
The "International Society for the Social Studies Annual Conference Proceedings" is a peer-reviewed professional publication published once a year following the annual conference. It contains the following papers: (1) Teacher Perceptions of Authentic Pedagogy: A Case Study of Professional Development in an African American High School's…
Descriptors: Social Studies, Conferences (Gatherings), Teacher Attitudes, Case Studies