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Australian Primary Mathematics Classroom Vol. 21, No. 1 (2016) pp. 22–28
Teachers increasingly use virtual manipulatives and other apps on touch-screen devices (e.g., "iPads") in an effort to help students understand mathematics concepts. However, students experience these apps and their affordances in...
Effective Teaching with Technology: Managing Affordances in IPad Apps to Promote Young Children’s Mathematics Learning
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 2648–2655
This paper contributes new insights on young children’s use of virtual manipulative mathematics touch-screen apps. We conducted clinical interviews with 35 young children to capture changes in their counting skills. The results focus on changes...
Patricia S. Moyer-Packenham; Joseph Baker; Arla Westenskow; Katie L. Anderson-Pence; Jessica F. Shumway; Kerry E. Jordan
REDIMAT - Journal of Research in Mathematics Education Vol. 3, No. 2 (2014) pp. 121–150
The purpose of this study was to determine variables that predict performance when virtual manipulatives are used for mathematics instruction. This study used a quasi-experimental design. This design was used to determine variables that predict...
Using Open-Response Fraction Items to Explore the Relationship between Instructional Modalities and Students' Solution Strategies
Jessica F. Shumway; Patricia S. Moyer-Packenham; Joseph M. Baker; Arla Westenskow; Katie L. Anderson-Pence; Stephen I. Tucker; Jennifer Boyer-Thurgood; Kerry E. Jordan
International Journal of Education in Mathematics, Science and Technology Vol. 4, No. 2 (2016) pp. 112–132
The purpose of this study was to explore the relationship between instructional modality used for teaching fractions and third- and fourth-grade students' responses and strategies to open-response fraction items. The participants were 155 third...
Young Children’s Learning Performance and Efficiency when Using Virtual Manipulative Mathematics iPad Apps
Patricia S. Moyer-Packenham; Jessica F. Shumway; Emma Bullock; Stephen I. Tucker; Katie L. Anderson-Pence; Arla Westenskow; Jennifer Boyer-Thurgood; Cathy Maahs-Fladung; Juergen Symanzik; Salif Mahamane; Beth MacDonald; Kerry Jordan
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 34, No. 1 (January 2015) pp. 41–69
Part of a larger initiation mixed methods study (Greene, Caracelli, & Graham, 1989), this paper discusses the changes in young children’s learning performance and efficiency (one element of the quantitative portion of the larger study) during...
The Role of Affordances in Children's Learning Performance and Efficiency When Using Virtual Manipulative Mathematics Touch-Screen Apps
Patricia S. Moyer-Packenham; Emma K. Bullock; Jessica F. Shumway; Stephen I. Tucker; Christina M. Watts; Arla Westenskow; Katie L. Anderson-Pence; Cathy Maahs-Fladung; Jennifer Boyer-Thurgood; Hilal Gulkilik; Kerry Jordan
Mathematics Education Research Journal Vol. 28, No. 1 (2016) pp. 79–105
This paper focuses on understanding the role that affordances played in children's learning performance and efficiency during clinical interviews of their interactions with mathematics apps on touch-screen devices. One hundred children, ages 3 to 8, ...