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International Journal of Education in Mathematics, Science and Technology

2018 Volume 6, Number 2

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Number of articles: 6

  1. Exploring How Digital Technologies Can Support Co-Construction of Equitable Curricular Resources in STEM

    Meredith W. Kier & Deena Khalil

    The recent emphasis on engineering practices provides an opportunity for K-12 science and mathematics teachers to apply STEM concepts to real-world engineering design challenges (EDCs) for students... More

    pp. 105-121

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  2. Using Tablets to Explore the Potential for Video-Based Classroom Observations for Research and Professional Development

    David Blazar, Barbara Gilbert, Corinne Herlihy & Claire Gogolen

    Easy access to low-cost, high definition video technology has transformed how researchers and practitioners are approaching school improvement efforts. Video-based observations of classroom... More

    pp. 122-135

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  3. Institutional Factors in iPad Rollout, Adoption, and Implementation: Isomorphism and the Case of the Los Angeles Unified School District's iPad Initiative

    Alexandra J. Lamb & Jennie Miles Weiner

    School districts are increasingly turning to iPads as a mechanism to increase student engagement and achievement and innovate teaching and learning. Research shows this is a feasible, albeit... More

    pp. 136-154

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  4. iPads in the Mathematics Classroom: Developing Criteria for Selecting Appropriate Learning Apps

    Taylor R. Harrison & Hollylynne S. Lee

    Over the last several years, iPads have become increasingly popular in the classroom. The number of available apps that could be used in the mathematics classroom are countless, but some make... More

    pp. 155-172

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  5. Literacy, Equity, and the Employment of iPads in the Classroom: A Comparison of Secure and Developing Readers

    Kristi Bergeson & Kay Rosheim

    This study explored 6th grade students reading of science text on the iPad to better understand how students with varying strengths of comprehending text and current academic abilities interpret... More

    pp. 173-181

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  6. Designing Spaces for Creativity and Divergent Thinking: Pre-Service Teachers Creating Stop Motion Animation on Tablets

    W. Ian O'Byrne, Nenad Radakovic, Tracey Hunter-Doniger, Madison Fox, Reggie Kern & Stephanie Parnell

    In recent years, tablets have been shown to serve as incredible teaching tools in classrooms around the world. In mathematics education, divergent thinking, creativity, and play may play a key role... More

    pp. 182-199

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