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Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching

April 2013 Volume 32, Number 2


Gary H. Marks

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 5

  1. Enhancing Students’ Scientific Literacy In Science Education Using Interactive Simulations: A Critical Literature Review

    Xinxin Fan, The University of Queensland, Australia; David Geelan, Griffith University, Australia

    Secondary school science teachers have a wide variety of teaching approaches available to them as they support the development of their students’ scientific literacy and knowledge of, and about,... More

    pp. 125-171

  2. The Use of Screencasting to Transform Traditional Pedagogy in a Preservice Mathematics Content Course

    Shannon Guerrero, Drew Baumgartel & Maren Zobott, Northern Arizona University, United States

    Screencasting, or digital recordings of computer screen outputs, can be used to promote pedagogical transformation in the mathematics classroom by moving explicit, procedural-based instruction to... More

    pp. 173-193

  3. Development of An Innovative Interactive Virtual Classroom System for K-12 Education Using Google App Engine

    Frackson Mumba & Mengxia (Michelle) Zhu, Southern Illinois University, United States

    "** Invited as a paper from SITE 2012 **" This paper presents a Simulation-based interactive Virtual ClassRoom web system (SVCR: powered by the state-of-the-art cloud computing ... More

    pp. 195-217

  4. Advancing K-8 Teachers’ STEM Education for Teaching Interdisciplinary Science and Mathematics with Technologies

    Margaret Niess & Henry Gillow-Wiles, Oregon State University, United States

    ** Invited as a paper from SITE 2011 ** This primarily online Master's degree program focused on advancing K-8 teachers’ interdisciplinary mathematical and science content knowledge while... More

    pp. 219-245

  5. Exploring the Effectiveness of Different Approaches to Teaching Finite Mathematics

    Mary Smeal, Sandra Walker, Jamye Carter, Carolyn Simmons-Johnson & Esenc Balam, Alabama State University, United States

    Traditionally, mathematics has been taught using a very direct approach which the teacher explains the procedure to solve a problem and the students use pencil and paper to solve the problem.... More

    pp. 247-257