Teacher Attitudes/Beliefs

ScratchEd: Working with Teachers to Develop Design-Based Learning Approaches to the Cultivation of Computational Thinking

Karen Brennan
Mitch Resnick
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In this poster, we describe the goals of our research, our proposed model for professional development, our framing of design-based approaches to learning, and our framing of computational thinking.

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LOOPS: Logging Opportunities in Online Programs for Science (Koile)

Kimberle Koile

Assessing the Learning in Cyberlearning: Supporting Teachers with Technology-Embedded Assessment
Kimberle Koile and Paul Horwitz, Concord Consortium; Doug Clark, Vanderbilt University; Diane Jass Ketelhut, Temple University

In this session, the presenters discuss findings and experiences regarding technology-embedded
assessment and how to support teachers in using it effectively.

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Positive Learning Environments Aiming for Success In Science Education PLEASSE (Norman)

Obed Norman

Exploring the Impact of No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Accountability Pressures on Instructional Practices in Urban School Science Classrooms: Conceptual and Theoretical Considerations
Obed Norman, Morgan State University

NCLB defines success exclusively as test scores, fostering strategies that compromise substantive
learning. This session focuses on conceptual and theoretical frameworks for exploring this issue.

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National NSTA Conference

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Thu, 03/18/2010 - 6:00am to Sun, 03/21/2010 - 11:00am
Associated Dates and Deadlines: 
January 22, 2010 - Earlybird registration deadline
February 12, 2010 - Advanced registration deadline

Join your colleagues in the City of Brotherly Love for NSTA's 58th National Conference on Science Education. Conference registration and exhibits will be at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. Most sessions and events have been scheduled at the Convention Center and the Doubletree Philadelphia Hotel, Loew’s Philadelphia Hotel, Philadelphia Marriott Downtown, and Sheraton Philadelphia City Center Hotel.

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