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Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching

January 2015 Volume 34, Number 1


Gary H. Marks

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 4

  1. Guiding Age 10-11 Students to Notice the Salient Features of Physical Change Models in Chemistry Digital Learning Objects

    Brenda Gustafson, University of Alberta, Canada; Peter Mahaffy & Brian Martin, The King's University College, Canada

    This paper focuses on one Grade 5 class (9 females; 9 males) who worked in student-pairs to view five digital learning object (DLO) lessons created by the authors and meant to introduce students to... More

    pp. 5-39

  2. 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, Utah State University, United States; Katie L. Anderson-Pence, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, United States; Arla Westenskow, Jennifer Boyer-Thurgood, Cathy Maahs-Fladung, Juergen Symanzik, Salif Mahamane, Beth MacDonald & Kerry Jordan, Utah State University, United States

    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... More

    pp. 41-69

  3. Effect of Robotics enhanced inquiry based learning in elementary Science education in South Korea.

    Jungho Park, Gwangju National University of Education, Korea (South)

    Much research has been conducted in educational robotics, a new instructional technology, for K–12 education. However, there are arguments on the effect of robotics and limited empirical evidence... More

    pp. 71-95

  4. The Impact of an Interdisciplinary Space Program on Computer Science Student Learning

    Jeremy Straub, Ronald Marsh & David Whalen, University of North Dakota, United States

    Project-based learning and interdisciplinary projects present an opportunity for students to learn both technical skills and other skills which are relevant to their workplace success. This paper ... More

    pp. 97-125