Books and Articles


Instruments for Assessing Educator Progress in Technology Integration

KIDS: Key Instructional Design Strategies:

Refining Best Teaching Practices for Technology Integration

Equity and Diversity in K-12 Applications of Information Technology

Technology, Pedagogy, Professional Development, and Reading Achievement

Scientifically-based Research on Technology and Reading Achievement

Summary of KIDS Project Findings for 1999-2004: Research and Project Evaluation

PLANIT: Project for the Longitudinal Assessment of New Information Technologies in Education:

The Will, Skill, Tool model of technology integration. A conceptual approach to teaching and learning with technology, ILCE, Mexico City: Co-Editor, 2005.

Users' Views of New Information Technologies in Education: Studies from Multiple Nations, ILCE, Mexico City: Co-Editor, 2001.

Impact of New Technologies on Teaching and Learning, ILCE, Mexico City: Co-Editor, 2000.

NSF/SETT: simSchool for Special Populations:

Peak, P., McPherson, R., Barrio, B., Knezek, G., Ellison, A. & Christensen, R.. "Simulations: The Perceptions of Special Education Teachers," Proceedings of Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education, v.2009, 2009, p. 3976.

McPherson, R., Tyler-Wood, T.L., Ellison, A., & Peak, P.. "Using a computerized classroom simulation to prepare pre-service teachers," Journal of Technology and Teacher Education, 2011.

simSchool: Deeper Learning Modules:

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Gibson, D., Christensen, R., Tyler-Wood, T. & Knezek, G. (2011). simSchool: Enhancing teacher preparation through simulated classrooms. In M. Koehler & P. Mishra (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2011 (pp. 1504-1510). Chesapeake, VA: AACE. Christensen, R., Knezek, G., Tyler-Wood, T., & Gibson, D. (2011).simSchool: An online dynamic simulator for enhancing teacher preparation. International Journal of Learning Technology, 6(2), 201-220.

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