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Journal of Mathematics Education at Teachers College

2011 Volume 2, Number 2

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Number of articles: 10

  1. Mathematical Visualization

    Jonathan Rogness

    Advances in computer graphics have provided mathematicians with the ability to create stunning visualizations, both to gain insight and to help demonstrate the beauty of mathematics to others. As... More

    pp. 1-7

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  2. Randomized Control Trials on the Dynamic Geometry Approach

    Zhonghong Jiang, Alexander White & Alana Rosenwasser

    The project reported here is conducting repeated randomized control trials of an approach to high school geometry that utilizes Dynamic Geometry (DG) software to supplement ordinary instructional... More

    pp. 8-17

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  3. The Frame Game

    Michael Todd Edwards & Dana C. Cox

    In this article, the authors explore framing, a non-multiplicative technique commonly employed by students as they construct similar shapes. When students frame, they add (or subtract) a "... More

    pp. 18-27

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  4. Tech@MoMath: Technology Use in the Forthcoming Museum of Mathematics

    Heather Gould & Catherine Reimer

    In the late Fall of 2012, the Museum of Mathematics ("MoMath") will open in New York City and will be the only museum dedicated solely to mathematics in the United States. The content and... More

    pp. 33-36

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  5. The Mathematics of Global Change

    Kurt Kreith

    This paper is a descriptive and preliminary report on recent efforts to address two questions: 1) Can school mathematics be used to enhance our students' ability to understand their changing world?... More

    pp. 37-44

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  6. Toward an Analysis of Video Games for Mathematics Education

    Kathleen Offenholley

    Video games have tremendous potential in mathematics education, yet there is a push to simply add mathematics to a video game without regard to whether the game structure suits the mathematics, and... More

    pp. 45-48

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  7. Current Challenges in Integrating Educational Technology into Elementary and Middle School Mathematics Education

    Sandra Y. Okita & Azadeh Jamalian

    Developing curriculum and instruction for mathematics education and designing technologically enhanced learning environments are often pursued separately, but may need to be addressed together to... More

    pp. 49-58

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  8. Math Is Not a Spectator Sport: The Effect of Online Homework-Completion Tutoring on Community College Remedial Mathematics Performance

    Alice W. Cunningham, Olen Dias & Nieves Angulo

    This article analyzes the findings from an 18-section experiment studying the effect of homework-completion tutoring on community college students' remedial mathematics performance. The experiment ... More

    pp. 59-65

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  9. Integrating External Software into SMART Board™ Calculus Lessons

    Allen Wolmer & Leonid Khazanov

    Interactive Whiteboards (IWBs) are becoming commonplace throughout primary, secondary, and postsecondary classrooms. However, the focus of the associated lesson creation & management software... More

    pp. 66-72

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  10. Something Drawn, Something Touched, Something Scrolled: An Exploratory Comparison of Perimeter and Area Interventions Including Kidspiration

    Dino Sossi, Azadeh Jamalian & Shenetta Richardson

    This exploratory study compared a computer-based mathematics education intervention with two more traditional approaches with the purpose of improving instruction in perimeter and area.... More

    pp. 73-77

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