Technology as a Medium for Elementary Preteachers' ProblemPosing Experience in Mathematics
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Sergei Abramovich, Eun Cho, SUNY at Potsdam, United States
JCMST Volume 25, Number 4, ISSN 07319258 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Waynesville, NC USA
Abstract
This article attempts to extend current research and development activities related to the use of technology in problem posing, to early grades mathematics. It is motivated by the authors' work with elementary preservice teachers toward this goal, both at the graduate and undergraduate levels. New York State Learning Standards for K4 mathematics serve as a background for technologyenabled learning. Spreadsheetbased environments designed by the authors (using Microsoft Excel 2004) are introduced from a tool kit perspective, enabling a meaningful combination of manipulative and computing activities by elementary preteachers and their students alike.
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Abramovich, S. & Cho, E. (2006). Technology as a Medium for Elementary Preteachers' ProblemPosing Experience in Mathematics. Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 25(4), 309323. Waynesville, NC USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved June 18, 2021 from https://www.learntechlib.org/primary/p/21121/.
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