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Banister, Savilla; Vannata Reinhart, Rachel – Computers in the Schools, 2011
U.S. schools have long struggled with what has been identified as the "achievement gap." While the debate ensues in regard to an explicit definition for this phenomenon, research overwhelmingly demonstrates that students of marginalized populations remain on the lower end of most measures of school success. Accordingly, advocates of social justice…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Educational Strategies, School Restructuring, Teaching Methods
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Banister, Savilla – Computers in the Schools, 2010
Advocates of ubiquitous computing have long been documenting classroom benefits of one-to-one ratios of students to handheld or laptop computers. The recent sophisticated capabilities of the iPod Touch, iPhone, and iPad have encouraged further speculation on exactly how K-12 teaching and learning might be energized by such devices. This paper…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Elementary Secondary Education, Educational Technology, Handheld Devices
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Vannatta, Rachel A.; Banister, Savilla – Computers in the Schools, 2008
In an effort to establish a baseline of technology competency among our entering education students, our College of Education began implementing the Assessment of Technology Competencies (ATC) in Fall 2003. This performance-based assessment evaluates word-processing, presentation, spreadsheet, graphic/drawing, and Internet skills. Although…
Descriptors: Education Courses, Student Surveys, Student Evaluation, Computer Software