Improving K-12 STEM Education Outcomes through Technological Integration, 1st Edition

  • Michael J. Urban
  • David A. Falvo
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  • ISBN-10: 1466696176
  • ISBN-13: 9781466696174
  • DDC: 372.35
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 498 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released June 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016

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Overview

This title focuses on the current research surrounding the effectiveness, performance, and benefits of incorporating various technological tools within science, technology, engineering, and mathematics classrooms. It explores evidence-based approaches and current educational innovations and is an essential reference for teachers, teacher educators, and professionals interested in how emerging technologies are benefiting teaching and learning efficacy.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Other Frontmatter.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
Foreword.
Preface.
Acknowledgment.
Teaching and Learning in STEM.
1: Using Technology to Enhance Science Literacy, Mathematics Literacy, or Technology Literacy: Focusing on Integrated STEM Concepts in a Digital Game.
2: Media Literacy as a Pathway to Bridge the Digital and STEM Divides: Interest Driven Media Projects for Teachers in the Trenches.
3: Sounding Out Science: Using Assistive Technology for Students with Learning Differences in Middle School Science Classes.
4: Promoting English Language Acquisition in Secondary Mathematics through Dialogic Integration of Instructional Technology.
5: Examining the Levels of Reasoning Used by Urban Elementary Black Girls Engaging in Technology-Enhanced Inquiry.
6: Motivating Inquiry-Based Learning Through a Combination of Physical and Virtual Computer-Based Laboratory Experiments in High School Science.
7: The Power of Computational Modeling and Simulation for Learning STEM Content in Middle and High Schools.
8: Visualizing Condensation: Integrating Animation-Developing Technology in Chemistry Classes.
Real-World Contexts for STEM.
9: STEM Learning in Middle Grades by Technology-Mediated Integration of Science and Mathematics: Results of Project SMILE.
10: A Qualitative Study of Teachers' Understanding of Sustainability: Education for Sustainable Development (ESD), Dimensions of Sustainability, Environmental Protection.
11: Coupling Geospatial and Computer Modeling Technologies to Engage High School Students in Learning Urban Ecology.
12: Using Technology to Rethink the Intersection of Statistics Education and Social Justice.
13: Using Authentic Earth Data in the K-12 Classroom.
Educational Technologies for Use in STEM.
14: Exploring Physics and Technology: A Study in Teaching Kinematics to Student-Athletes.
15: Computer Programming in Elementary and Middle School: Connections across Content.
16: Technology's Role in Supporting Elementary Preservice Teachers as They Teach: An Urban STEM Afterschool Enrichment Program.
17: Technology-Assisted Formative Assessment.
18: Using Reason Racer to Support Argumentation in Middle School Science Instruction.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.
Index.
Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Other Frontmatter.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
Foreword.
Preface.
Acknowledgment.
Teaching and Learning in STEM.
1: Using Technology to Enhance Science Literacy, Mathematics Literacy, or Technology Literacy: Focusing on Integrated STEM Concepts in a Digital Game.
2: Media Literacy as a Pathway to Bridge the Digital and STEM Divides: Interest Driven Media Projects for Teachers in the Trenches.
3: Sounding Out Science: Using Assistive Technology for Students with Learning Differences in Middle School Science Classes.
4: Promoting English Language Acquisition in Secondary Mathematics through Dialogic Integration of Instructional Technology.
5: Examining the Levels of Reasoning Used by Urban Elementary Black Girls Engaging in Technology-Enhanced Inquiry.
6: Motivating Inquiry-Based Learning Through a Combination of Physical and Virtual Computer-Based Laboratory Experiments in High School Science.
7: The Power of Computational Modeling and Simulation for Learning STEM Content in Middle and High Schools.
8: Visualizing Condensation: Integrating Animation-Developing Technology in Chemistry Classes.
Real-World Contexts for STEM.
9: STEM Learning in Middle Grades by Technology-Mediated Integration of Science and Mathematics: Results of Project SMILE.
10: A Qualitative Study of Teachers' Understanding of Sustainability: Education for Sustainable Development (ESD), Dimensions of Sustainability, Environmental Protection.
11: Coupling Geospatial and Computer Modeling Technologies to Engage High School Students in Learning Urban Ecology.
12: Using Technology to Rethink the Intersection of Statistics Education and Social Justice.
13: Using Authentic Earth Data in the K-12 Classroom.
Educational Technologies for Use in STEM.
14: Exploring Physics and Technology: A Study in Teaching Kinematics to Student-Athletes.
15: Computer Programming in Elementary and Middle School: Connections across Content.
16: Technology's Role in Supporting Elementary Preservice Teachers as They Teach: An Urban STEM Afterschool Enrichment Program.
17: Technology-Assisted Formative Assessment.
18: Using Reason Racer to Support Argumentation in Middle School Science Instruction.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.
Index.