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Research and Design of Learning Experiences for Families

Maureen Callanan, Catherine Eberbach, Shelley V. Goldman, Jennifer Jipson, Amber Levinson, Elyse Litvack, Megan Luce, Lucy R. McClain, Sinem Siyahhan, Carrie Tzou, Jessica Umphress, Tanner Vea (+2 others)
2014 International Conference of the Learning Sciences  
We aim to further understand 1) processes of learning across practices, time, persons and social/physical contexts, 2) the nature of learning processes in families, considering varied goals, values, and  ...  This poster symposium brings together people working on research and design of family learning experiences, in a variety of contexts.  ...  The content and science exploration prompts are generally in the purview of, and benefit from, parents and children's cultural understandings and funds of knowledge (González, Moll, & Amanti, 2005) .  ... 
dblp:conf/icls/CallananEGJLLLM14 fatcat:gmqta7sulzaw3avceohswzpioq

Reflections on Global Developments in Media Literacy Education: Bridging Theory and Practice

Gianna Cappello, Damiano Felini, Renee Hobbs
2011 Journal of Media Literacy Education  
The field of media literacy education is maturing, as evidenced by the quality of presentations of research and practice shared at the 2010 World Summit on Children and Media in Karlstad.  ...  explore the new capacities and limitations of the Internet and social media.  ...  Kuhn about the structure of scientific revolutions (1962, 1996) , who proposes that science does not develop in a linear way, with a step-by-step accumulation of knowledge, but instead, it is a process  ... 
doi:10.23860/jmle-3-2-1 fatcat:gzyk5ljm2jfptavqbfnhrq2qqq

Introduction [chapter]

Kristiina Kumpulainen, Anu Kajamaa, Ola Erstad, Åsa Mäkitalo, Kirsten Drotner, Sólveig Jakobsdóttir
2022 Nordic Childhoods in the Digital Age  
The chapter claims that digital media serve to complexify adult discourses on children's means of knowledge formation.  ...  The volume stems from the Digitalising Childhoods (DigiChild) workshop program funded by the joint committee for Nordic research councils in the humanities and social sciences.  ... 
doi:10.4324/9781003145257-1 fatcat:hqvui7slgzf4fjlkqo3uvnsn4e

Preservice Teachers' Uptake and Understanding of Funds of Knowledge in Elementary Science

David S. McLaughlin, Angela Calabrese Barton
2013 Journal of Science Teacher Education  
In this manuscript, we use a "learning to notice" framework to suggest that preservice elementary teachers bring a range of interpretations and responses to their students' funds of knowledge and science  ...  While preservice teachers most often described funds of knowledge as a "hook" to gain and sustain students' interest in the science classroom, they also interpreted and utilized funds of knowledge in other  ...  In sharing her own lived experiences and allowing students to bring their own funds of knowledge to bear on science lessons, the teacher helped students ''to make sense of science, embrace science learning  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10972-012-9284-1 fatcat:gltoavedvzf7zadzjqx3zs46za

Young children's everyday concepts of the internet: A platform for cyber-safety education in the early years

Susan Edwards, Andrea Nolan, Michael Henderson, Ana Mantilla, Lydia Plowman, Helen Skouteris
2016 British Journal of Educational Technology  
In this paper, we use Vygotsky's ideas about the development of mature concepts from the merging of everyday and scientific concepts.  ...  We identify the potential range of everyday concepts likely to form the basis of young children's thinking about the internet as a platform for cyber-safety education in the early years.  ...  Acknowledgements This project was supported with funding from the auDA Foundation Statements on open data, ethics and conflict of interest Requests for data may be made to the corresponding author This  ... 
doi:10.1111/bjet.12529 fatcat:ypzsahq545aivpscwmcpiolluq

"It helped me do my science."

Jason Yip, June Ahn, Tamara Clegg, Elizabeth Bonsignore, Daniel Pauw, Michael Gubbels
2014 Proceedings of the 2014 conference on Interaction design and children - IDC '14  
In this paper, we present the design evolution of two social media (SM) tools: Scientific INQuiry (SINQ), which transformed into ScienceKit.  ...  Our longitudinal case study and design narrative contribute to our understanding of the design and use of SM tools to support children's scientific inquiry.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS We thank the Computing Innovation Fellows program for funding this work.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2593968.2593969 dblp:conf/acmidc/YipACBPG14 fatcat:frioqgoa3zcvbmih3ttdlzzexy

The Water Lab Curriculum for Teaching Science to Young English Language Learners

Lauren Sand, Virginia Gonzalez
2013 NABE Journal of Research and Practice  
strategies, (3) students' prior cultural and L1 knowledge, and (4) active learning and the social participation of students in learning communities.  ...  This article describes a science curriculum model for preschool English language learners (ELLs) based on an integration of Socioconstructivistic theory, content-based instruction, and the Ethnic Educator  ...  Moreover, the discussion of science concepts provides young children with authentic social situations to think and talk about problem-solving and scientific inquiry.  ... 
doi:10.1080/26390043.2013.12067770 fatcat:cnps3v4vrbd6vkhr66dc3vxcvy

They're lovin' it: how preschool children mediated their funds of knowledge into dramatic play

Anne Karabon
2016 Early Child Development and Care  
The funds of knowledge framework promotes connecting community contexts with curriculum aimed to activate children's prior knowledge.  ...  This article explores how children mediated their cultural knowledge into dramatic play and what factors were key to empowering children to naturally incorporate funds of knowledge across contexts.  ...  Introduction A central tenet of the fund of knowledge [FoK] framework in education is for teachers to design learning experiences that draw from children's historical, social, and cultural knowledge.  ... 
doi:10.1080/03004430.2016.1234467 fatcat:oblilldbyzf3nbanaheyxta5wu

Critical Science and Mathematics Early Childhood Education: Theorizing Reggio, Play, and Critical Pedagogy into an Actionable Cycle

Mandy McCormick Smith, Theodore Chao
2018 Education Sciences  
How can we prepare and support teachers in engaging in these critical conversations as connected to science and mathematics with young children?  ...  as culturally-neutral, but also because few models within early childhood science and mathematics education exist on how to engage in these conversations.  ...  Author Contributions: These authors contributed equally to this paper. Funding: This research received no external funding. Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/educsci8040162 fatcat:rpdvk4ap2bdl3gxzpm37toflbu

Does really no one care? Analyzing the public engagement of communication scientists on Twitter

Jakob Jünger, Birte Fähnrich
2019 New Media & Society  
The results show that a large share of communication is between peers, fulfilling social networking functions. Nevertheless, more than a quarter of the tweets are on political and social topics.  ...  Our study thus highlights the diversity of connections between science and society and can offer a starting point to further research other fields of public engagement and the impact of the discipline  ...  In relation to their share in the entire scientific system, social scientists are very active.  ... 
doi:10.1177/1461444819863413 fatcat:eipmjt7hzbdwhollwlya66tmda

Emerging influences of information technology on school curriculum

Chris Dede
2000 Journal of Curriculum Studies  
Pupils act as partners in developing learning experiences and generating knowledge, and students' collaborative construction of meaning is enhanced via different perspectives on shared experiences.  ...  Research-based curriculum projects are developing technologies that enable online virtual communities of practice using advanced tools to solve real world problems.  ...  scientific concepts [Dede, Salzman, & Loftin 1996] .  ... 
doi:10.1080/002202700182763 fatcat:sye2pvt3n5ccbducuwe46ndczq

Young children and the need for critical literacy and epistemic cognition skills in the post-truth era

Reijo Kupiainen
2022 Zenodo  
Many children are active on the internet and on social networks, but their capacity to evaluate online information is limited.  ...  Science and journalism are part of the so-called Constitution of Knowledge, an epistemic operating system that establishes rules for transforming disagreement into knowledge.  ...  These key concepts are not based on empirical research on learning but draw on theories of media literacy.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.6772847 fatcat:hioifxwz5bf4zcvpy63v7s2xzy

Communicating COVID-19 Pandemic on Facebook: Illustrations from Users' Screenshots from Nigeria and Bangladesh

Habib Mohammad Ali, Herbert Batta, Henry C Ogaraku
2021 Asian Journal of Media and Communication  
On the one side, the ubiquity of social media has led to damaging misinformation, fake news, stigmatization, and conspiracy theories.  ...  This paper examines the use of social media as a valuable platform to publicly communicate the COVID-19, especially its scientific discourses.  ...  connection, shared identities, content, social investigation, social network surfing, and status updating.  ... 
doi:10.20885/asjmc.vol5.iss1.art1 fatcat:hvw5czvobvejlboizuxcz32crq

A Survey Analysis of Art Teachers' Use of Transmedia Technology

Liudmyla Havrilova, Valentyna Oriekhova, Olena Beskorsa, Olha Churikova-Kushnir, Zoya Sofronii
2021 Multidisciplinary Journal for Education, Social and Technological Sciences  
Transmedia technology is investigated and actively implemented in different life spheres and social activities, such as mass media, journalism, marketing, culture, education etc.  ...  However, it has demonstrated a high level of general technology knowledge and skills that makes it possible to implement the transmedia technology in educational process.  ...  that proved the positive influence of transmedia technology on preschool children's mathematical knowledge.  ... 
doi:10.4995/muse.2021.14875 fatcat:7aro3tp67vd2tik627ereblsyq

Tension between visibility and invisibility: Science communication in new information environments

Julia Metag
2020 Studies in Communication Sciences (SComS)  
more than public understanding of science which focuses on the knowledge itself.  ...  The public understanding of science and public engagement with science paradigms emphasize different aspects of visibility with the latter focusing on the visibility of the creation of scientific knowledge  ...  It first examines the concepts of visibility and invisibility in science communication with a focus on scientists and scientific knowledge.  ... 
doi:10.24434/j.scoms.2021.01.009 fatcat:7xla2hrf5rgstay5dtq3pbbeiu
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