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Toward an Understanding of Productive Student Conceptions of Probability: The Probability Inquiry Environment
Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association 1997 (March 1997)
The Probability Inquiry Environment (PIE) is being designed as a computer-mediated collaborative inquiry environment to aid middle school students in learning elementary probability. This paper reports on a study in which seventh grade students...
Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 11, No. 1 (2000) pp. 51–84
In this paper we report on the Probability Inquiry Environment (PIE), which facilitates the development of probabilistic reasoning by making available collaborative inquiry activities and student-controlled simulations. These activities guide middle ...
Providing Professional Support to Teachers that are Implementing a Middle School Mathematics Digital Unit
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 12, No. 2 (June 2012) pp. 145–161
Middle school teachers’ use of digital curricula incorporating dynamic technology has been found to support student learning of complex algebraic concepts. This article reports on pilot research involving collaboration among faculty from a public...
Next Generation Preschool Math: Researchers, public media, teachers, and children team up to identify the best practices for tablet technology in the classroom
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 2022–2027
Researchers and public media game developers have joined together with teachers and children under the NSF-funded Next Generation Preschool Math research and development project, resulting in the mobile app series and tablet-infused curriculum...
International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education 4 (July 2005) pp. 71–78
Handheld devices, most familiar to educators today in the form of graphing calculators, are rapidly improving their interface, computational, and communication capabilities. Communication capabilities allow participants to rapidly share mathematical ...