Browsing by Author "Otrel-Cass, Kathrin"

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  • Augmenting primary teaching and learning science through ICT

    Otrel-Cass, Kathrin; Cowie, Bronwen; Khoo, Elaine G.L. (Teaching & Learning Research Initiative, 2011)
    This study explored how information communication technologies (ICTs) in primary classrooms can enhance the teaching and learning of science. By building on teachers’ and students’ prior knowledge and experience with ICTs, ...
  • Collaborative practices using computers and the internet in science classrooms.

    Otrel-Cass, Kathrin; Cowie, Bronwen; Khoo, Elaine G.L. (Faculty of Education, University of Waikato, 2011)
    Investigations that allow for students to self-direct their inquiries in science classrooms involve building on existing understanding, problem solving and reasoning. The process of explaining complex problems means that ...
  • Developing teaching knowledge in primary technology

    Moreland, Judy; Cowie, Bronwen; Jones, Alister; Otrel-Cass, Kathrin (NZCER Press, 2008)
    How might a teacher set about teaching five-year olds how to design successfully? What could a teacher do when their students are unable to resolve construction problems? How do teachers teach technological concepts in a ...
  • Enhancing teachers’ technological pedagogical knowledge and practices: a professional development model for technology teachers in Malawi

    Chikasanda, Vanwyk Khobidi Mbubzi; Otrel-Cass, Kathrin; Williams, P. John; Jones, Alister (Springer, 2013)
    This paper reports on a professional development that was designed and implemented in an attempt to broaden teachers’ knowledge of the nature of technology and also enhance their technological pedagogical practices. The ...
  • Making connections in the teaching and learning of science and technology

    Cowie, Bronwen; Moreland, Judy; Otrel-Cass, Kathrin; Jones, Alister (NZCER Press, 2008)
    Teachers are responsible for supporting their students’ learning in the moment, over the course of a unit, and throughout a school year. They also have a longer-term responsibility to develop students’ skills and dispositions ...

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