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"Shutting the Box": Fostering Collaboration Among Early Grades and Secondary Preservice Teachers Through Authentic Problem Solving
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 6, No. 4 (December 2006) pp. 374–398
In this paper are discussed recent efforts to provide preservice mathematics teachers with opportunities to connect elementary teaching methods and content with the content and methods of secondary school mathematics. Through an in-depth exploration ...
The electronic “other”: A study of calculator-based symbolic manipulation utilities with secondary school mathematics students
The electronic “other”: A study of calculator-based<p>symbolic@manipulation@utilities with secondary school mathematics@students (2001) pp. 1–383
This study investigated two groups of suburban high school students using computer algebra systems (CAS). The CAS group used symbolic manipulation utilities systematically throughout the school year. The non-CAS group did not. Group...
Mathematics Teacher Vol. 102, No. 3 (October 2008) pp. 210–216
Data analysis plays a prominent role in various facets of modern life: Schools evaluate and revise programs on the basis of test scores; policymakers make decisions on the basis of information gleaned from polling data; supermarkets stock shelves on ...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2008 (Nov 17, 2008) pp. 526–539
This in-progress study will present a case study concerning the use of a wiki system with undergraduate and graduate students to develop a collaboratively authored web-based textbook. Participants include undergraduate and graduate students...
Theory Into Practice Vol. 40, No. 2 (2001) pp. 128–36
Discusses how to define and teach algebra given the available technology, highlighting computer algebra systems (CAS), which feature multiply-linked graphical, numerical, and symbolic manipulation utilities. The article describes: today's versus...
Teaching Children Mathematics Vol. 16, No. 7 (March 2010) pp. 420–428
During a two-week summer professional development workshop, teams of intermediate-level school teachers and college methods instructors crafted mathematics learning modules--activities, lesson plans, work sheets, and technology-oriented tasks--with...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2011 (Mar 07, 2011) pp. 4238–4241
This brief paper will describe the development, validation, and pilot testing of a self-assessment measure of Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge (TPACK) designed for use with middle and secondary science educators. The proposed conference...
Mathematics Teacher Vol. 105, No. 3 (October 2011) pp. 180–188
Mathematics educators frequently extol the virtues of inquiry-based instruction to classroom teachers. Although research suggests that inquiry benefits learners by allowing them to make sense of the mathematics they encounter, particularly through...
School Science and Mathematics Vol. 111, No. 5 (May 2011) pp. 209–224
In this technology-oriented age, teachers face daily decisions regarding the use of advanced digital technologies--graphing calculators, dynamic geometry software, blogs, wikis, podcasts and the like--to enhance student mathematical understanding in ...
Mathematics Teacher Vol. 106, No. 5 (December 2012) pp. 346–353
Curriculum standards provide classroom teachers with frameworks to guide instruction during the academic year and throughout a student's schooling. Unfortunately, standards are misconstrued as all-encompassing--as a compendium of all mathematics...
Volta Review Vol. 112, No. 3 (2012) pp. 227–242
Recent advances in videoconferencing technology have resulted in a substantial increase in the use of live videoconferencing--referred to here as telepractice--to diagnose and treat speech, language, and hearing disorders. There is growing support...
Mathematics Teacher Vol. 107, No. 3 (October 2013) pp. 180–187
In a recent collaboration with an area high school teacher, the authors were asked to develop an introductory sinusoidal curves lesson for a group of second-year algebra students. Because the topic was abstract and unfamiliar to these tenth graders, ...
Mathematics Educator Vol. 19, No. 2 (2010) pp. 10–20
There is a dearth of research on the mechanisms for preservice teachers' development of the pedagogical knowledge necessary for effective use of such technologies. We explored the emergent Technological Pedagogical and Content Knowledge (TPACK) ...
Pre-service teachers’ experiences with advanced digital technologies: The interplay between technology in a pre-service classroom and in field placements
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 11, No. 3 (September 2011) pp. 243–270
This paper reports on a study of 22 preservice teachers enrolled in a first-semester mathematics teaching methods course. Course activities included participation in two separate field experiences in neighboring school districts. The methods class...