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Lindstrom, Denise L.; Niederhauser, Dale S. – Computers in the Schools, 2016
The authors, working from a "new literacies studies" perspective, suggest that educators can better teach their students if they develop their own knowledge of the purposes, types, and language conventions students use in their informal out-of-school literacy practices. The purpose of this study was to identify the literacy practices…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Literacy, Media Literacy, Classroom Communication
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Coggins, Porter E. – Computers in the Schools, 2013
The purpose of this article is to present several implications and recommendations regarding what elementary school children, aged 9-12¬†years, know about computer passwords and what they know about why computer passwords are important. Student knowledge can then be used to make relevant curriculum decisions based in conjunction with applicable…
Descriptors: Computer Security, Elementary School Students, Student Attitudes, Computer Attitudes
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Glazer, Evan M.; Hannafin, Michael J.; Polly, Drew; Rich, Peter – Computers in the Schools, 2009
This study examined factors that influence K-5 teachers' technology integration efforts during a semester-long Collaborative Apprenticeship. Results suggest that shared planning time, shared curriculum, connection to an individual, expertise, physical proximity, and comfort level influenced interactions across the community of practice. Posing and…
Descriptors: Proximity, Technology Integration, Educational Technology, Professional Development