Search results for author:"Hollylynne Drier"
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Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2001 (2001) pp. 1353–1358
The purpose of this paper is twofold. First, the author discusses her views on teachers' development of techno-mathematical knowledge. Second, the author presents key elements from a course and key course activities and experiences that appear to...
Teaching Children Mathematics Vol. 6, No. 6 (2000) pp. 358–63
Describes how third grade students worked together to investigate relationships between fractions and percents using a spreadsheet tool. Highlights a dynamic classroom environment in which students and teachers work together as a community to learn...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 1998 (1998) pp. 709–710
As part of their mathematics education methods courses, preservice teachers need to experience effective mathemat ics instruction. This instruction needs to address mathematical understandings of concepts, a variety of instructional methods, and how ...
Orana Vol. 1, No. 1 (2002) pp. 1–5
Describes software tools designed to help students investigate relationships among representations of rational numbers that emphasize the part-whole model of a rational number. (KHR)
Conceptualization and Design of "Probability Explorer" A Research-based Journey Toward Innovative Educational Software
TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning Vol. 45, No. 2 (2001) pp. 22–24
The design of "Probability Explorer" was inspired by: lack of research-based elementary probability software; constructivist principles for designing computer microworlds; and research on children's probabilistic reasoning. Discussion includes the...
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...
Social Studies and the Young Learner Vol. 12, No. 1 (1999) pp. 6–10
Describes an interdisciplinary project incorporating both geography and mathematics for fourth and fifth grade students. Focuses on reading a map with lines of latitude and longitude, learning about climatic regions, and using statistical measures...
Educational Leadership Vol. 56, No. 5 (1999) pp. 21–25
Technology offers tools and information that students need to explore real-world mathematical connections and investigate questions reflecting their own interests. This article illustrates how students can use technology to gather and interpret...
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 1, No. 1 (2000) pp. 66–88
In the Principles and Standards of School Mathematics the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) identified the "Technology Principle" as one of six principles of high quality mathematics education (NCTM, 2000). This principle states: ...
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...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2001 (2001) pp. 1642–1646
Mandatory technology requirements for student teachers have put faculty in teacher education programs in the position of being responsible for a learning environment enriched with technology. This paper addresses the processes being used by NC...