Search results for author:"Chandra Orrill"
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@?Building @?technology-based, learner@-centered @?environments: Professional@development in @?real @?time (1999) pp. 1–378
This study examined issues involved with supporting teachers in becoming more learner-centered when implementing computer-based workplace simulations in their classrooms. Specifically, this research effort centered around developing a framework for...
Distance Education Vol. 23, No. 1 (2002) pp. 41–57
Examined how four groups of education graduate students worked in a distributed online problem-based learning (PBL) environment using an asynchronous threaded discussion tool. Discusses student interaction; developing their own understanding; how...
Building Technology-based, Learner-Centered Classrooms: The Evolution of a Professional Development Framework
Educational Technology Research and Development Vol. 49, No. 1 (2001) pp. 15–34
This study examined issues in supporting middle school teachers to become more learner centered when implementing computer-based, workplace simulations in their classrooms. Focuses on a participant observation study of two teachers to develop and...
Evaluating a Web-based Professional Development System: Learning to Teach in Technology Studio (LTTS)
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2003 (2003) pp. 1301–1308
This presentation will include results of evaluation of a Web-based professional system, "Learning to Teach with Technology Studio (LTTS)." The evaluation was conducted to examine the effectiveness and impact of the LTTS learning environment with...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 4505–4508
The purpose of this paper is to consider five offerings of InterMath, a technology-rich, mathematics professional development program for middle grades teachers. This presentation aims to share the experiences of middle grades mathematics teachers...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 2508–2510
The Learning to Teach with Technology Studio was developed in response to the needs of teachers in moving beyond the first stage of technology-based professional development by engaging teachers in a directed inquiry course that leads them through...
Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School Vol. 9, No. 6 (February 2004) pp. 300–305
This article explores some way that technology can be used to promote mathematical thinking and problem solving. Specifically, it focuses on the use of technology for multiple representations. (Contains 8 figures.)
Journal for Research in Mathematics Education Vol. 43, No. 4 (July 2012) pp. 391–427
Researchers have recently used traditional item response theory (IRT) models to measure mathematical knowledge for teaching (MKT). Some studies (e.g., Hill, 2007; Izsak, Orrill, Cohen, & Brown, 2010), however, have reported subgroups when measuring...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 4519–4522
By offering a combination of intensive workshops and in-class support for elementary teachers the Technology Integration in Mathematics (TIM) project aims to help elementary teachers integrate technology into their mathematics classes. The project...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 4496–4500
InterMath is a professional development approach aimed at building teacher mathematical content knowledge and helping teachers develop the skills and knowledge to integrate technology into their own mathematical problem solving as well as into their ...
Examining the Design Features of a Communication-Rich, Problem-Centred Mathematics Professional Development
International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology Vol. 49, No. 3 (2018) pp. 323–340
While there is considerable scholarship describing principles for effective professional development, there have been few attempts to examine these principles in practice. In this paper, we identify and examine the particular design features of a...
Technology-Enhanced Math Investigations: Facilitating the Design and Implementation of TEMIs into the Classroom
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2004 (2004) pp. 3157–3160
Leaders and organizations in education are advocating a paradigm shift toward a more constructivist approach to teaching and learning. While this shift is far from over, it has become apparent that technology plays a central role in facilitating the ...