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Holzberg, Carol S. – Technology & Learning, 2006
The National Alliance of State Science and Mathematics Coalitions reports that American 12th graders ranked near the bottom of 21 nations that participated in the Third International Mathematics and Science Survey. This article describes several free Web resources designed to supplement rigorous classroom instruction, support NCLB initiatives, and…
Descriptors: Grade 12, Student Evaluation, Partnerships in Education, Faculty Development
Holzberg, Carol S. – Instructor, 2001
Presents suggestions for content-rich classroom encyclopedias on CO-ROM and DVD, including: the Encarta Reference Suite 2001; the 2001 Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia, School Edition; the Britannica 2001 DVD; and the World Book 2001 Deluxe Edition, v5.0. (SM)
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Electronic Text, Elementary Secondary Education
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Holzberg, Carol S. – Gerontologist, 1982
Reviews and critiques the literature on minority elderly. Shows how research on minorities has led to an analytical muddle with the issue of ethnicity. Examines the relevance of ethnicity to social and cultural gerontology. Demonstrates how ethnicity can often facilitate adjustment to the psychical and physical constraints of aging. (Author)
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Aging (Individuals), Cultural Influences, Ethnicity
Holzberg, Carol S. – Learning, 1995
This article describes how teachers can use computers to handle a variety of classroom management tasks thus freeing themselves for more time on teaching. Suggests first steps for becoming comfortable with computers and reviews and describes five computer software programs for teachers. (JB)
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Computer Anxiety, Computer Software, Computer Software Reviews
Holzberg, Carol S. – School Library Media Activities Monthly, 1989
Discusses ways in which online searching promotes the development of research, computer, and critical thinking skills, and reviews two databases that offer access to information on elementary school science. Lesson activities for grades four through six are suggested, and information on the vendor, system requirements, and cost of each database is…
Descriptors: Course Integrated Library Instruction, Critical Thinking, Databases, Elementary School Science
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Holzberg, Carol S. – International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 1984
Describes the accomplishments of elderly Jews residing at the Toronto Baycrest Centre, a multilevel geriatric facility, who formed a memoir activity group which eventually led to publication of their memoirs. The value of the activity for the group and for other groups of older persons in general is discussed. (JAC)
Descriptors: Anthropology, Geriatrics, Gerontology, Jews
Holzberg, Carol S. – Technology & Learning, 1996
Describes examples of electronic field trips for elementary and secondary school students taking place during the 1996-97 school year. Topics include Mayan civilization, wildlife migration, geothermal hot spots, Antarctica, sailboat voyages, baseball and math, viruses, Hong Kong, and offerings from National Geographic. (LRW)
Descriptors: Baseball, Computer Uses in Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Field Trips
Holzberg, Carol S. – Technology and Learning, 1994
Presents examples of the use of technology to motivate, teach, and empower children with physical and cognitive disabilities. Specific applications include the use of computers for antivictimization training, writing, self-expression, and improving communication skills. The work of the Center for Literacy and Disability Studies (North Carolina) is…
Descriptors: Assistive Devices (for Disabled), Communication Skills, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Simulation
Holzberg, Carol S.; And Others – Classroom Computer Learning, 1989
Reviews five Apple II computer programs: (1) The Research Companion: Supreme Court Decisions, grades 9-12; (2) Rebus Writer--vocabulary, problem solving, wordplay, grades 3-12; (3) Playing with Science: Temperature--MBL for grades K-7; (4) Exploring Science: Temperature--MBL for grades 6-12; and (5) ShowOff--graphics, desktop presentations for…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Graphics, Computer Simulation, Computer Software
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Markides, Kyriakos S.; Holzberg, Carol S. – Gerontologist, 1982
Suggests that Holzberg's claim that certain studies ignore cultural factors in aging may be unfounded. These studies are defended because of their interest in minority status rather than the broader concept of ethnicity. Concludes that little is known about cultural influences on aging. Presents Holzberg's response. (Author/JAC)
Descriptors: Aging (Individuals), Cultural Influences, Ethnicity, Gerontology
Fodeman, Doug; Holzberg, Carol S.; Kennedy, Kristen; McIntire, Todd; McLester, Susan; Ohler, Jason; Parham, Charles; Poftak, Amy; Schrock, Kathy; Warlick, David – Technology & Learning, 2002
Describes 10 smart technologies for education, including voice to text software; mobile computing; hybrid computing; virtual reality; artificial intelligence; telementoring; assessment methods; digital video production; fingerprint recognition; and brain functions. Lists pertinent Web sites for each technology. (LRW)
Descriptors: Artificial Intelligence, Brain Hemisphere Functions, Computer Software, Educational Technology
Bateman, Bill; Crystal, Jerry; Davidson, Hall; Holzberg, Carol S.; McIntire, Todd; McLester, Susan; Ohler, Jason; Rose, Ray; Shields, Jean; Warlick, David – Technology & Learning, 2001
Contributors discuss the top ten technologies that allow for thinking in new and innovative ways about the concept of "school": virtual learning; wireless networking; collaboration tools; digital video; Application Service Providers; handheld devices; optical networking; videoconferencing; XML; and simulations. (AEF)
Descriptors: Computer Mediated Communication, Computer Networks, Computer Simulation, Computer Uses in Education