Dialogue on Early Childhood Science, Mathematics, and Technology Education

Selected Resources

Technology

Clements, D.H. 1992. Computers and Early Childhood Education. Advances in School Psychology: Preschool and Early Childhood Treatment Directions. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates. Mahwah, NJ. ISSN 0270–3920.

Clements, Douglas, Bonnie K. Nastasi, and Sudha Swaminathan. 1993. Research and Review. Young Children and Computers: Crossroads and Directions from Research. Young Children, Vol. 48, No. 2. Scranton, PA. ISSN 0044–0728.

Discusses the use of computers with young children.

Frazier, Max K. 1995. Caution: Students On Board the Internet. Educational Leadership Abstracts, Vol. 53, No. 2. Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development. Alexandria, VA. ISSN 0013–1784.

Offers ways that teachers can protect students from negative influences on the Internet without discouraging their creative exploration.

Guthrie, Larry F., and Susan Richardson. 1995. Turned on to Language Arts: Computer Literacy in the Primary Grades. Educational Leadership Abstracts, Vol. 53, No. 2. Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development. Alexandria, VA. ISSN 0013–1784.

The authors report on visits to more than 50 classrooms nationwide, concluding that educational technology is changing how teachers teach and students learn.

Papert, Seymour. 1993. The Children’s Machine: Rethinking School in the Age of the Computer. Basic Books. Scranton, PA. ISBN 0–46501–830–0.

Peha, Jon M. 1995. How K–12 Teachers Are Using Computer Networks. Educational Leadership Abstracts, Vol. 53, No. 2. Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development. Alexandria, VA. ISSN 0013–1784.

Findings from a Carnegie Mellon University study, conducted in conjunction with the Pittsburgh Public Schools. Through classroom interviews with Internet users, the study’s researchers offer present findings and future projections for technology use. The author suggests ways to overcome obstacles, gives advice on providing effective staff development, and shares tips for reducing installation costs.

Raphael, Jacqueline, and Richard Greenberg. 1995. Image Processing: A State-of-the-Art Way to Learn Math and Science. Educational Leadership Abstracts, Vol. 53, No. 2. Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development. Alexandria, VA. ISSN 0013–1784.

Compares how students can obtain the same benefits from image processing as scientists who are on the cutting edge of research.

Van Dusen, Lani M., and Blaine R. Worthen. 1995. Can Integrated Instructional Technology Transform the Classroom? Educational Leadership Abstracts, Vol. 53, No. 2. Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development. Alexandria, VA. ISSN 0013–1784.

An in-depth look at Computer-Based Integrated Learning Systems (ILS), their potential, and their drawbacks. It also offers guidelines on how to make ILS more useful.

Wright, J.L., and D.D. Shade (Eds.). 1994. Young Children: Active Learners in a Technological Age. NAEYC. Washington, DC. ISBN 0–93598–963–3.


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