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Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching

January 2012 Volume 31, Number 1


Gary H. Marks

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 4

  1. Issues and Importance of “Good” Starting Points for Nonlinear Regression for Mathematical Modeling with Maple: Basic Model Fitting to Make Predictions with Oscillating Data

    William Fox, NPS, United States

    The purpose of our modeling effort is to predict future outcomes. We assume the data collected are both accurate and relatively precise. For our oscillating data, we examined several mathematical... More

    pp. 1-16

  2. The Effects of a Traditional and Technology-based After-school Setting on 6th Grade Student’s Mathematics Skills

    Xiangen Hu, Scotty D. Craig, Anna E. Bargagliotti, Arthur C. Graesser, Theresa Okwumabua, Celia Anderson & Kyle R. Cheney, University of Memphis, United States; Allan Sterbinsky, Jackson-Madison County School System, United States

    This study investigated the effectiveness of the Assessment and LEarning in Knowledge Spaces (ALEKS) system as a method of strategic intervention in after-school settings to improve the... More

    pp. 17-38

  3. Learning Mathematics with Technology: The Influence of Virtual Manipulatives on Different Achievement Groups

    Patricia Moyer-Packenham, Utah State University, United States; Jennifer Suh, George Mason University, United States

    This study examined the influence of virtual manipulatives on different achievement groups during a teaching experiment in four fifth-grade classrooms. During a two-week unit focusing on two... More

    pp. 39-59

  4. Tri-P-LETS: Changing the Face of High School Computer Science

    Linda Sherrell, Kriangsiri Malasri, David Mills, Allen Thomas & James Greer, University of Memphis, United States

    From 2004-2007, the University of Memphis carried out the NSF-funded Tri-P-LETS (Three P Learning Environment for Teachers and Students) project to improve local high-school computer science... More

    pp. 61-85