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Ormiston, Meg; Hatlen, Beth; Hopkins, Kristy; McGinnis, Kirstin; Blake, Lissa; Ring, Nicole – Solution Tree, 2017
Developed specifically for grades K-2, this resource presents classroom-ready lessons that support the ISTE Standards for Students. Use the lessons, which focus on four essential skills--communication, collaboration, critical thinking, and creativity--to take instruction and learning to the next level through the use of technology. Each chapter…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Primary Education, Electronic Learning, Communication Skills
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Leu, Donald J.; Forzani, Elena; Timbrell, Nicole; Maykel, Cheryl – Reading Teacher, 2015
While countless new technologies are appearing in our lives and in school classrooms, we argue that we need to keep in mind our goals in reading before we use any of them. We suggest that a primary goal is to develop the ability to read in order to learn with online information. Technologies that support this goal, especially the Internet, and…
Descriptors: Technology Uses in Education, Reading Instruction, Educational Practices, Electronic Learning
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Ainsa, Patricia – Education, 2015
E-texts have become a main venue but research has not provided much guidance for practical adaptation, yet. This research query started in the spring of 2014 when an e-text was adopted for an undergraduate distance learning class. The change created some unexpected influence in the students' experiences. It was necessary to assess their…
Descriptors: College Students, Higher Education, Distance Education, Student Characteristics
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Coiro, Julie; Sekeres, Diane Carver; Castek, Jill; Guzniczak, Lizabeth – Journal of Education, 2014
This study examined the social and cognitive interaction patterns of third, fourth, and fifth graders as they collaboratively read on the Internet and responded to an inquiry prompt. Data analysis revealed patterns of cognitive strategy use that intersected with social forms and functions of dialogue. Dyads that exhibited higher levels of…
Descriptors: Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Cognitive Style
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Simonson, Michael, Ed. – Association for Educational Communications and Technology, 2013
For the thirty-sixth year, the Research and Theory Division of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) is sponsoring the publication of these Proceedings. Papers published in this volume were presented at the annual AECT Convention in Anaheim, California. The Proceedings of AECT's Convention are published in two…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Discussion Groups, Content Analysis, Games
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van Dijken, Marianne J.; Bus, Adriana G.; de Jong, Maria T. – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2011
The Dutch website Bereslim (http:// provides digital picture storybooks for three- to seven-year-olds for daily use. The present study investigates whether this new opportunity to enhance linguistic development actively assists preschool children from low- and high-educated families in an equal manner. We looked closely at the…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Internet, Electronic Publishing, Electronic Learning
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Whitehead, Linda C.; Rudick, Sherrie; South, Kathy – Young Children, 2011
As barriers to online learning, such as lack of access to high-speed Internet connections, disappear, online learning opportunities are likely to become more and more available to early childhood educators. The eCDA program provides an individualized approach to training and support for earning the Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential,…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Credentials, Early Childhood Education, Online Courses
Abawi, Lindy, Ed.; Conway, Joan, Ed.; Henderson, Robyn, Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2011
This book explores the wide range of contexts in which research into creating connections in learning and teaching may take place. Creating connections can encompass making links, crossing divides, forming relationships, building frameworks, and generating new knowledge. The cognitive, cultural, social, emotional and/or physical aspects of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Research, Research Methodology, Early Childhood Education
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Olsen, Heather; Donaldson, Ana J.; Hudson, Susan D. – Dimensions of Early Childhood, 2010
Early childhood educators are responsible for providing young children with the best possible early care and education. Research on child care workers' education has shown that professional preparation makes a significant impact on children's cognitive and emotional development (National Association for the Education of Young Children [NAEYC],…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Early Childhood Education, Online Courses, Young Children
Balbo, Maria L. – ProQuest LLC, 2010
Although research-based interventions for young students with Autism Spectrum Disorders exist and are supported in the literature, early intervention teachers in public schools often lack knowledge and training in the adoption and proper use of these effective-intervention interventions. The purpose of this study was to investigate current…
Descriptors: Early Intervention, Autism, Interests, Disabilities