This book shares the lessons learned by a large community of educational researchers and science teachers as they designed, developed, and investigated a new technology-enhanced learning environment known as WISE: The Web-based Inquiry Science Environment. WISE offers a collection of free, customizable units on topics central to the science standards as well as guidance on how to exploit the Internet to improve learning and instruction in the science classroom (grades 6-12). Hundreds of teachers and over 100, 000 students have learned from WISE projects taught in English, Norwegian, Dutch, German, Hebrew, Japanese, Chinese, and Korean.Web-based Inquiry in the Classroom James D. Slotta, Marcia C. Linn ... Planning Before Mr. W ever tried out WISE in his classroom, he benefited from participating in the authoring process, discussing the flow of the activities and the way his own group of 5th-grade students would learn about the specific topic area of plant growth. ... On the first day of the lesson when he asked students to login to WISE, Mr. W was quite familiar with all aspects of the technology, the curriculum, and theanbsp;...
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