A Descriptive Study of Technology Use in an Urban Setting: Implications for Schools Change

Berhane Teclehaimanot
2008 i-manager s Journal on School Educational Technology  
enhance learning science as a "next step" in educational reform (p. 227-228). Benchmarks for Science Literacy (AAAS, 1993) highlights the need for students to possess the ability to engage in information processing. The National Science Education Standards (NRC, 1996) stress that students as early as grade 5 should be able to "use appropriate tools and techniques to gather, analyze, and interpret data." The use of computers for the collection, summary, and display of evidence is part of this
more » ... ndard. As such, students should be able to "access, gather, store, retrieve, and organize data, using hardware and software designed for these purposes" (p.
doi:10.26634/jsch.4.2.619 fatcat:nc54ijwc45al7mlrqfhws4sfee