Developing Web 2.0 Tools for Support of Historical Inquiry in Social Studies

Glen Bull, Thomas Hammond, Bill Ferster
2008 Computers in The Schools  
Web 2.0 tools offer new possibilities for teaching and learning. PrimaryAccess is a Web 2.0 tool designed for K-12 history education. PrimaryAccess shares many of the characteristics of other Web 2.0 applications, but its educational focus makes it different from generic Web applications. Our work developing and researching PrimaryAccess has helped identify the tensions and opportunities for integrating Web 2.0 tools into K-12 instruction. Web 2.0 tool development and use are best explored in a
more » ... best explored in a disciplinary context. Mishra and Koehler's construct of Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge (TPACK) provides a useful framework for this research and development process.
doi:10.1080/07380560802367761 fatcat:27o4hrbnfjdabh6gtirjug7e5m