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Curriculum & Leadership Journal
An electronic journal for leaders in education
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Mobile digital devices to enhance mathematics and science learning

Jeremy Roschelle
Handheld digital devices are not simply smaller personal computers; in fact, the most successful examples are not particularly like personal computers at all. Two such devices – graphing calculators and networked classroom response systems – demonstrate that handhelds are already making a huge difference in student learning. These success stories draw on rich integration with school social practices, suggesting that successful designers must think about more than just technology, and also consider the dynamics of how and what students learn. View Article...

Science technology and mathematics teaching and learning in rural South Australia

Julie Clark, Carol Aldous, Jim Davies, Alan Barnes, Bruce White
Schooling in rural and regional South Australia can be advanced by building links to the local industries and the environment, if this work is adequately funded – AARE 2006 Conference papers. View Abstract...

Where to (and why?) for extension mathematics

Peter Coutis
Advanced courses in senior school maths should give more emphasis to applied maths and mathematical modelling – Reflections. View Abstract...

TLF learning objects in science classrooms

Graham Coghill
Learning objects are very valuable in science classes when combined with real-world experience for students and used within the teacher's broader pedagogical planning for a topic – Teaching Science.View Abstract...

What is Web 2.0?

Paul Anderson
The rise of mass interactivity is changing the Web and other networks, with significant potential impact on students – TechWatch.View Abstract...