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Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching

April 2016 Volume 35, Number 2

Editors

Gary H. Marks

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 4

  1. The Effects of Migration to a Blended Self-Paced Format for a Remedial Pre-College Algebra Mathematics Course

    Jessica Deshler & Edgar Fuller, West Virginia University, United States

    Approximately 30% of students entering West Virginia University (WVU) are not ready for college mathematics. The WVU Department of Mathematics has been tasked with remediating these students and... More

    pp. 113-129

  2. Classroom connectivity and Algebra 1 achievement: A three-year longitudinal study

    Karen Irving, Ohio State University, United States; Stephen Pape, Johns Hopkins University, United States; Douglas Owens, Ohio State University, United States; Louis Abrahamson, The Better Education Foundation, United States; David Silver, RTI International, USA, United States; Vehbi Sanalan, Erzincan University, Turkey

    Findings from three years of a longitudinal randomized control trial involving a national U. S. sample of Algebra 1 teachers and students are reported. The study examines the effects of a connected... More

    pp. 131-151

  3. Tools for Assessing Readability of Statistics Teaching Materials

    Lawrence Lesser & Amy Wagler, The University of Texas at El Paso, United States

    This article provides tools and rationale for instructors in math and science to make their assessment and curriculum materials (more) readable for their students. The tools discussed (MSWord,... More

    pp. 153-171

  4. Impact of Math Snacks Games on Students’ Conceptual Understanding

    Karin Wiburg, Barbara Chamberlin, Alfred Valdez, Karen Trujillo & Ted Stanford, New Mexico State University, United States

    This paper shares the findings of an experimental study measuring the effect of four educational games and related inquiry-based activities on students’ understandings of ratios, coordinate plane, ... More

    pp. 173-193