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This article explores the ways in which technology connects preservice teachers, school personnel, and university faculty members. Implications for teacher education are also examined, and recommendations are offered in four areas of teacher education: technological literacy, strength of the theory-practice connection, practice-centered training, and reflection into the scholarship and practice of teaching.
Updated: Mar. 27, 2008
What is it that images can do that cannot be done by words alone? This article illustrates and discusses how visual expressions act as helpers of dialogue - anchors of meaning. The main argument is that the inclusion of pictorial material is a useful way to develop poststructuralist thinking technologies to further expand our understandings of the complexities of communication in individual as well as collective sense-making.
Updated: Mar. 02, 2008
The article describes a project which aimed to explore the implementation of a new model of pedagogy to the education of severely disabled students. The study included an analysis of the development of communication skills relating to deep knowledge, deep understanding and high order thinking. The study results point at a pedagogy framework that can be applied to teach cognitive skills that are usually taught by teachers of normally developing students.
Updated: Jan. 10, 2008
The article examines a study into early childhood education in Singapore regarding language and literacy development, given its importance to subsequent academic achievement. 79 teachers of 4-6 year-old children were surveyed. Findings indicate that almost all teachers viewed their primary goal as fostering the children's ability to communicate and express themselves.
Updated: Jan. 09, 2008
Computer-based Learning in a Primary School: Differences between the early and later years of primary schooling
Following the increasing expectations that all primary schools students and teachers actively use information and communication technology, the article explores the implementation of those efforts. Research indicated that the ICT programs established within schools often favor the later primary year levels over the early primary school years in terms of learning environment and programs in terms of early childhood philosophies during the first years of school.
Updated: Jan. 07, 2008