DRK-12 Research and Products
Using Distance Video Technologies in Research on In-service Professional Development (Shymansky, Matthews)
Presentation | This session presents strategies for delivering professional development via interactive television and using videos collected remotely as a data source.
Analysis of Children’s Mechanistic Reasoning about Linkages and Levers in the Context of Engineering Design (Benenson, Bolger, Kobiela)
Presentation | Following a hands-on experience in mechanism design, participants discuss the knowledge of content, pedagogy, and student thinking needed to support similar experiences for children.
Publication | With our conceptualization of Harré and van Langenhove’s (1999) positioning theory, we draw attention to immanent experience and read transcendent discursive practices through the moment of interaction. We use a series of spatial images as…
The Beginner’s Repertoire: Proposing a Core Set of Instructional Practices for Teacher Preparation (Windschitl, Thompson, Braaten)
Presentation | Presenters share outcomes of a research-based, tool-supported system of induction created to advance novice teachers’ capacity to scaffold students’ construction of evidence and explanation.
Negotiation of the "presence of the text": How might teachers' language choices influence the positioning of the textbook?
Publication | Chapter in Mathematics Teachers at Work: Connecting Curriculum Materials and Classroom Instruction.
Using Practice as a Site to Learn Mathematics for Teaching: Developing Materials, Approaches, and Professional Community (Bass)
Presentation | Join the panelists from the plenary presentation to continue conversations about common standards in each of the STEM disciplines.
Using Teaching Routines with Classroom Network Technology to Support Improved Classroom Assessment (Penuel, Schank)
Presentation | This interactive workshop introduces participants to teaching routines for use with a classroom network technology called Group Scribbles, which supports teachers’ invention of classroom assessment activities in Earth science.
Presentation | In this session, the presenters discuss findings and experiences regarding technology-embedded assessment and how to support teachers in using it effectively.
Publication | Chapter to appear in C. Malloy (Series Editor) Mathematics for all: Instructional strategies for diverse classrooms, Grades 6-8. Reston, VA: NCTM.
Publication | Loving, C. C., Schroeder, C., Kang, R., Shimek, C., & Herbert, B. (2007). Blogs: Enhancing links in a professional learning community of science and mathematics teachers. Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education [Online serial…
Publication | In response to Bandura’s proposal that self-efficacy is a situation-specific construct, the authors developed a valid and reliable engineering teaching self-efficacy instrument for elementary teachers through modifying Riggs and Enochs’s STEBI…
Tool | What else is happening in STEM education? Explore funding, dissemination, and networking opportunities outside of DR K-12 through other organizations devoted to advancing research, development, evaluation, or practice in K-12 STEM education.
Tool | The Classroom Argumentation Observation Protocol developed in LAMP measures teachers’ pedagogical practices in terms of teachers providing opportunities for students to engage in the mathematics learning experiences specified in the logic model. The…
Tool | Questionnaire designed to collect data about teachers' opinions of engineering issues.
A Framework for Measuring Fidelity of Implementation: A Foundation for Shared Language and Accumulation of Knowledge
Publication | This article describes a project that holds the development of Fidelity of Implementation (FOI) measures as its primary goal and has developed a suite of data collection tools designed to be used across multiple programs. It describes the…
Presentation | Barbara Chamberlin, with the NMSU Learning Games Lab, shares the Educational Game Design model developed at NMSU. The educational development studio involves content experts and game developers in their game design process, also employing a…
Tool | If you are submitting a proposal to lead a session at the DR K-12 PI Meeting, please use this form to check that lead presenters are invited to the meeting. This form can also be used for finding fellow invitees to collaborate on a proposal for a…
Presentation | This 2018 AERA structured poster session shed light on the DR K-12 portfolio of transformative research in online and blended teacher professional development.
Tool | Please use this form to propose a project collection spotlight to be featured on the CADREK12 website.
Publication | The Diagnosing Teachers’ Multiplicative Reasoning (DTMR) tests are designed for in-service middle grades teachers and emphasize knowledge needed (a) to think about fractions and proportional relationships as quantities and (b) to use drawn…