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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
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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., Comp. – Technology and Learning, 1994
Describes learning activities for elementary and secondary school classes that use hypermedia software to teach language arts, including book reviews and interactive fiction; science; social studies; communication among autistic preschoolers; problem solving with Legos blocks; and other interactive projects. (LRW)
Descriptors: Autism, Book Reviews, Communication (Thought Transfer), Computer Assisted Instruction
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
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