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Technologies for Inquiry-based Learning

 
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Archive: Technologies for Inquiry-based learning, May 24, 2011

Type: Web Seminar Archive

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Summary: This Web Seminar took place on May 24, 2010 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Presenting was Edwin P. Christmann professor and chairman of the secondary education department and graduate coordinator of the mathematics and science teaching program...

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Tech Trek: Cell phones for science

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Summary: Although in some schools cell phones have to be turned off or perhaps kept in lockers to avoid misuse, the authors hope to demonstrate in this article how they can be used under supervision to assist learning. This ubiquitous device can be a powerful...

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Tech Trek: Converting sunlight into other forms of energy—Using photovoltaic cells made from silicon alloys for solar power

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Summary: Experts, politicians, and large numbers of American citizens recognize that our present dependence on oil is a major obstacle to the progress of this nation; an examination of the potential solar alternatives will likely be of considerable interest to...

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Tech Trek: Hang up and learn—Cell phones in the science classroom

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Summary: In some schools, cell phones have to be turned off or perhaps kept in lockers to avoid misuse. But the authors hope to demonstrate in this article how they can be used under supervision to assist learning. There is no question that the uninitiated will...

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Tech Trek: Podcasts and blogs

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Summary: Millennials are the generation born from 1982–2002, and they are in your middle school classroom today. Some people have referred to them as the iGeneration and the Net Generation, due to their being weaned on technology. They have also been called Generation...

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Tech Trek: The move to movies: Instruction that engages

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Summary: Take a look at the latest classroom technology. Learn about the latest movie software for your computer that allows you to create your own instructional materials and students to present their own multimedia projects.