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Combining New Pedagogies and Technologies to Meet Specific Curricular  Challenges
Combining New Pedagogies and Technologies to Meet Specific Curricular Challenges
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By Thomas Callahan and Thomas Evans, published in SIGIS, the newsletter of the International Society for Technology in Education (2011)

Teachers face constant pressure to cover course material and to provide depth of understanding at the same time. This article reviews an innovative pedagogy developed by a veteran secondary independent schoolteacher to help improve the quality of his AP Biology classes. This teacher, through consulting current research findings and experimenting in his classroom, combined several pedagogical methods that included the meaningful integration of technology and shifting the agency for learning from the teacher to the student. These methods are consistent with the Performance Indicators described by the International Society for Technology in Education in their National Educational Technology Standards for Students and Teachers. … Read the full article