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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...
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...