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Global Learn 2011 (Mar 28, 2011) pp. 2121–2130
Abstract: The number of online graduate courses for K-12 teachers is burgeoning across all subject areas. The proliferation of online courses for teachers begs the question, what research- and experience-based practices are known to provide a...
International Journal for Technology in Mathematics Education Vol. 11, No. 2 (2004) pp. 63–73
There is a call for change in College Algebra. The traditional focus on skill development is failing, resulting in withdrawal and failure rates that are excessive. In addition, too many students who are successful do not continue on to take a...
School Science and Mathematics Vol. 94, No. 7 (1994) pp. 367–70
Presents an application of the software tool DERIVE in the exploration and visualization of a relationship between logarithmic and exponential functions. (Author/MKR)
School Science and Mathematics Vol. 92, No. 5 (1992) pp. 243–48
Presents a study to determine whether computer use in guided-discovery learning episodes would enhance the problem-solving ability of secondary school students (n=147). Results indicate interaction between low- and middle-level students'...
School Science and Mathematics Vol. 95, No. 2 (1995) pp. 61–68
Students (n=61) in an experimental course stressing active student involvement and the use of a computer algebra system scored higher than students (n=76) in a traditional college algebra course on final measures of inductive reasoning,...
Science and Children Vol. 50, No. 4 (December 2012) pp. 8–15
The vision for science education set forth in "A Framework for K-12 Science Education" (NRC 2012) makes it clear that for today's students to become the scientifically literate citizens of tomorrow, their educational experiences must help them...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2011 (Mar 07, 2011) pp. 651–658
Online teacher professional development (oTPD) is increasingly becoming standard practice (Dede, Ketelhut, Whitehouse, Breit, & McCloskey, 2009) for universities who offer master’s programs for inservice teachers. When considering course design, two ...