January - March 2003 © Knowledge Enterprise, Inc.www.TechKnowLogia.org
CD-ROM Teaching Tool is a Hit with Educator and EMMA Foundation
Using ICTs for NetworkingYouth Organizations
Digital Partners Announces SEL Participants for 2002 - 2003
ClassroomConnect and ATG Provide Education to the Educators
UNICEF Publishes New League Tables onEducation
Taming Science Models for Classroom Use
Boris Berenfeld, Dan Damelin, Amy Pallant, Barbara Tinker, Robert Tinker, and Qian Xie, Concord Consortium
Modeling software that is sufficiently flexible and requires students to interact or construct their own modelscan engage students in authentic scientific inquiry and reasoning.
Critical Thinking Curriculum Model
Bill Robertson, Project Leader, and Richard Alexander, Science Education Specialists, Los Alamos National Laboratory
The Critical Thinking Curriculum Model utilizes a multidisciplinary approach that integrates computertechnology with effective learning and teaching practices and provides students and teachers with a processand an opportunity to address current real world issues.
LessonLab: Evolving Teaching into a Profession
Ronald Gallimore and Jim Stigler, University of California, Loas Angeles and LessonLab
Teachers need and want a large, rich, easily accessible knowledge base for teaching that includes vividimages of alternative teaching practices represented in lesson videos.
The West Virginia Story: Technology Advances Learning and Teaching
Soledad MacKinnon, Inter-American Development Bank
This article summarizes a report on the West Virginia Basic Skills/Computer program. This program marksthe first time that a long-term statewide learning technology program has been assessed for effectiveness.
Using Technology to Promote Critical Thinking through the Natural Sciences
Sarah S. Thompson, Outreach Coordinator, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
Earth Odyssey is a field ecology outreach program in which students explore the biological diversity of theirenvironment. The goal of this program is to use technology to promote critical thinking through the naturalsciences.
Preserving Culture in a Technological Environment
The Intergeneration Program and the New Technologies is a program where young students tutor the oldergeneration at computer and Internet skills while at the same time learning from them a chapter of theirpersonal history.