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Developing Technology-Mediated Entries into Hidden Mathematics Curriculum as a Vehicle for “Good Learning” by Elementary Pre-Teachers
Sergei Abramovich; Peter Brouwer
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 23, No. 3 (2004) pp. 299–322
This paper suggests that knowledge of the school mathematics curriculum, as one of the key components of teachers' education, can be extended to include concepts and structures that generally belong to hidden domains of the curriculum. Motivated by...
Topics: Teachers, Elementary Education, Mathematics, Curriculum
Technology and Hidden Curriculum in Mathematics Teacher Education
Peter Brouwer; Sergei Abramovich
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2003 (2003) pp. 2843–2848
Motivated by work done with pre-service teachers in a problem-solving and advanced secondary mathematics courses, this paper shows how computing technologies, including a spreadsheet, Maple, and graphing software enable an informal journey into a...
Topics: Teachers, Mathematics, Curriculum, Schools
Bridging Transformational Geometry and Matrix Algebra with a Spreadsheet-Based Tool Kit
Anderson Norton; Sergei Abramovich
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2001 (2001) pp. 1379–1384
This report presents technology-enhanced activities designed for secondary mathematics teachers within the context of matrix algebra, transformational geometry, and fractals. It concerns the ways in which a spreadsheet can be used as a tool kit...
Developing Elementary Pre-teachers’ Problem-formulating Skills in Mathematics Using Technology
Sergei Abramovich; Eun Kyeong Cho
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 4372–4377
This paper discusses the use of technology as a medium for problem formulating in elementary mathematics. It is motivated by the authors' work with elementary pre-service teachers. The paper includes ideas, both practical and theoretical, related to ...
Topics: Mathematics, Teachers
Preparing K-12 Mathematics Teachers to Use a Spreadsheet as an Instructional Tool
Sergei Abramovich; Hollylynne Stohl Drier
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 1999 (1999) pp. 950–954
This paper reflects on activities to help prepare elementary and secondary mathematics teachers to use a spreadsheet as an instructional tool. Collaboration on this paper was born out of common epistemological, pedagogical, and mathematical...
Topics: Teachers, Mathematics, Collaboration
Spreadsheets: A New Form of Educational Software for School Mathematics?
Sergei Abramovich; Hollylynne Stohl Drier; Sharon Dugdale; Simon Mochon; Erich Neuwirth; John Woodward
International Conference on Mathematics / Science Education and Technology 1999 (1999) pp. 390–395
It has been a worldwide concern that novice mathematics teachers are not well prepared to use technology in the classroom. The lack of such preparation may be due, in part, to a gap between technology offered by schools of education and what the...
Topics: Mathematics, Educational Technology, Teachers, Schools