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Tangible Math
Lori L. Scarlatos
Interactive Technology and Smart Education Vol. 3, No. 4 (2006) pp. 293–309
Educators recognize that group work and physical involvement with learning materials can greatly enhance the understanding and retention of difficult concepts. As a result, math manipulativessuch as pattern blocks and number lineshave...

Math Is Art
Tim Granger
Teaching Children Mathematics Vol. 7, No. 1 (2000) pp. 10–13
Describes a unit of study focusing on tessellations to show students another view of mathematics. (Author)

Learning to Speak Math
Jennifer Demski
T.H.E. Journal Vol. 36, No. 8 (Sep 09, 2009) pp. 18–22
The presence of a bilingual educator is proving pivotal to the success of technology initiatives aimed at developing Spanishspeaking students' grasp of both the concepts and the language of mathematics. This article features Ginny Badger, a...

Math Equals Success
Lois Symington; Carol Stanger
TEACHING Exceptional Children Vol. 32, No. 4 (2000) pp. 28–32
This article describes how the East Tennessee Technology Access Center is coordinating the use of new computer math programs designed for elementary children with and without disabilities. The use of the computer software to develop math skills,...

Math and Data Exploration
Dennis Liu
CBE  Life Sciences Education Vol. 9, No. 3 (2010) pp. 150–153
Biology is well suited for mathematical description, from the perfect geometry of viruses, to equations that describe the flux of ions across cellular membranes, to computationally intensive models for protein folding. For this short Web review,...

Whiteboard Math Movies
Tim Fahlberg; Linda FahlbergStojanovska; Graeme MacNeil
Teaching Mathematics and Its Applications: An International Journal of the IMA Vol. 26, No. 1 (2007) pp. 17–22
In this article, we discuss whiteboard math movies (a.k.a. mathcasts) and their applications to mathematics education. A whiteboard math (wbm) movie is a screen recording of writing plus voice and/or text explaining a mathematical concept or solving ...

Why Math Blogs?
Shirley M. Pyon
Teaching Children Mathematics Vol. 14, No. 6 (February 2008) pp. 331–335
In this actionresearch study, a thirdgrade teacher explores the impact of student blogs on the quality of their mathematical discussions. The teacher introduced math blogs to facilitate a productive online discussion focused on multistep story...

Mathematics for MathHaters
ManKeung Siu
International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology Vol. 8, No. 1 (1977) pp. 17–21
Reasons are cited for including a course in mathematics for liberal arts majors. Objectives of the course and course content are discussed. (DT)

Mobile Math: Math Educators and Students Engage in Mobile Learning
Teresa Franklin; LiWei Peng
Journal of Computing in Higher Education Vol. 20, No. 2 (November 2008) pp. 69–80
The public and educational communities are aware of the continuing crisis in math education in our middle schools and the convergence of technologies for teaching and learning. This paper presents a case study in which iPod Touch[R] was used to help ...

Not Your Typical Math Class
Hollylynne Stohl Drier; Kara M. Dawson; Joe Garofalo
Educational Leadership Vol. 56, No. 5 (1999) pp. 21–25
Technology offers tools and information that students need to explore realworld mathematical connections and investigate questions reflecting their own interests. This article illustrates how students can use technology to gather and interpret...

Why Math is So Important
Harry T. Roman
Tech Directions Vol. 63, No. 10 (May 2004) pp. 16–18
In this article, the author explores some examples in which mathematics has given people a better perspective on their lives. Mathematics gives people work purpose, pointing them in new directions, opening new avenues for exploration and...

College Math Assessment: SAT Scores vs. College Math Placement Scores
Kathleen FoleyPeres; Dawn Poirier
Educational Research Quarterly Vol. 32, No. 2 (December 2008) pp. 41–48
Many colleges and university's use SAT math scores or math placement tests to place students in the appropriate math course. This study compares the use of math placement scores and SAT scores for 188 freshman students. The student's grades and...

Primary Math with Turtle Graphics
Valerie A. Clarke; Susan M. Chambers
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 6, No. 3 (1987) pp. 16–19
Describes how Logo has been used to introduce primary children to mathematical concepts often considered to be too difficult for them. Outlines how Logo has been used to introduce the estimation of distance, the estimation of angles, symmetry, rules ...

A Bold New Math Class
Salman Khan; Elizabeth Slavitt
Educational Leadership Vol. 70, No. 6 (March 2013) pp. 28–31
Summit San Jose is part of the Summit Public Schools network, a group of charter schools in California's Bay Area. In 2011, when Summit San Jose first opened its new high school with a cohort of 9th graders, the teachers decided to pilot Khan...

Math on the Fast Track
Quincy Howe
Educational Horizons Vol. 84, No. 4 (2006) pp. 235–239
In this article, the author relates how a mathassessment software has allowed his school to track the academic progress of its students. The author relates that in the first year that the software was deployed, schoolwide averages in terms of...

Designing Social Online Math Activities
Samuel Gedeborg
Mathematics Teacher Vol. 110, No. 4 (2016) pp. 272–278
One of the major benefits of the facetoface teaching environment is that social interaction opportunities are a natural part of the course: Learners meet in the same room for the same allotted period of time each week. This social opportunity is...

MELBORP (Math Drill and Practice)
Linda Bardenstein
American Annals of the Deaf Vol. 127, No. 5 (September 1982) pp. 659–64
MELBORP, a microcomputer software package designed to provide math drill and practice, allows hearing impaired students to practice on their own, compete against others, or compete against the computer. Teachers can specify objectives to be...

Techtalk: Technology and Developmental Math
Lucy MacDonald; David C. Caverly
Journal of Developmental Education Vol. 22, No. 3 (1999) pp. 32–33
Reviews the evolution of math software from the 1980s to the present. Discusses how current notions of learning styles have changed software applications and how critical thinking and problem solving have impacted software development. Addresses the ...

Bibliography: Math and Science 1986
Richard L. Smith
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 6, No. 2 (1987) pp. 68–69
Provides an annotated bibliography of references which deal with specific topics for educators using computers in the classroom in teaching mathematics and science. Also appropriate for researchers gathering background material for the preparation...

Problem Solving Software for Math Classes
Joanne Troutner
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 6, No. 4 (1987) pp. 11–13
Described are 10 computer software programs for problem solving related to mathematics. Programs described are: (1) Box Solves Story Problems; (2) Safari Search; (3) Puzzle Tanks; (4) The King's Rule; (5) The Factory; (6) The Royal Rules; (7) The...

A Technology Plan for Math Skills
Melody Strot
Gifted Child Today Magazine Vol. 22, No. 3 (1999) pp. 30–31
Discusses the use of technology to individualize mathematics instruction for gifted students. The use of computers in a mathematics classroom allowed students to identify objectives, communicate results, and implement activities related to goals....

Individualizing Mathematics Learning Through the Math Lab
Bernard M. Kessler
Educational Technology Vol. 12, No. 3 (1972) pp. 30–32

Using Aviation to Change Math Attitudes
Jerra Wood
Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School Vol. 18, No. 7 (March 2013) pp. 408–415
Mathematics teachers are constantly looking for realworld applications of mathematics. Aerospace education provides an incredible context for teaching and learning important STEM concepts, inspiring young people to pursue careers in science,...
Topics: Change, Mathematics, Engineering, Attitudes

Evaluating Digital Math Tools in the Field
Fiona M. Hollands; Yilin Pan
Middle Grades Review Vol. 4, No. 1 (2018)
Many school districts have adopted digital tools to supplement or replace teacherled instruction, usually based on the premise that these tools can provide more personalized or individualized experiences for students and at lower cost. Rigorously...

Dr Math: A Mobile Scaffolding Environment
A.Botha; L. Butgereit
International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning Vol. 4, No. 2 (April 2012) pp. 15–29
Dr Math is an online math tutoring service hosted by the CSIR Meraka Institute in South Africa, which aims to support secondary school learners with Mathematics. The service is predominantly accessed through the mobile social networking service MXit....

Teaching Math Online: Current Practices in Turkey
Omur Akdemir
Journal of Educational Technology Systems Vol. 39, No. 1 (2011) pp. 47–64
Changing nature of student population, developments in technology, and insufficient number of traditional universities have made online courses popular around the globe. This study was designed to investigate the current practices of teaching...

Math Doctor, M.D.Microcomputer Adaptive Diagnosis
Barbara Signer
Computing Teacher Vol. 10, No. 4 (December 1982) pp. 16–18
Describes computer program designed to diagnose student arithmetic achievement in following categories: number concepts, addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. Capabilities of the program are discussed, including immediate diagnosis,...

Overcoming Math Anxiety by Learning about Learning
Marilyn Frankenstein
Mathematics and Computer Education Vol. 18, No. 3 (1984) pp. 169–80
Some misconceptions about learning are discussed and specific suggestions for helping students in a college developmental mathematics class learn how to learn mathematics are presented. Extensive footnotes are appended. (MNS)

Flipping Math in a Secondary Classroom
Kevin J. Graziano; John D. Hall
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 36, No. 1 (January 2017) pp. 5–16
Research on flipped instruction with K12 English Language Learners (ELLs) is limited. The purpose of this study was to examine the academic performance of ELLs who received flipped instruction in an algebra course at a newcomer high school, and to...

Beyond Science and Math: Integrating Geography Education
Michael E. Grubbs; Steven Grubbs
Technology and Engineering Teacher Vol. 74, No. 4 (2015) pp. 17–21
This article discusses the status of World Geography Education and the importance of these concepts in developing 21st century students. Moreover, the authors also showcase how World Geography concepts can be intentionally taught through a...
Topics: Engineering

Social Math in the History Classroom
Bernard C. Hollister
Social Education Vol. 59, No. 1 (1995) pp. 14–16
Maintains that during the 1970s educators attempted to integrate mathematics instruction into the social studies curriculum but generally were unsuccessful. Contends that spreadsheets provide new opportunities to make the natural connections between ...

IPad in Elementary School Math Learning Setting
Ibtesam AlMashaqbeh
International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET) Vol. 11, No. 2 (Feb 23, 2016) pp. 48–52
The aim of this study was to investigate the difference between the effect of using traditional teaching instruction and using iPad to teach math for first grade students. This study was conducted in one private elementary school in Jordan. The...

Dropping in on the Math of Plinko
Nirmala Naresh; Bridget Royce
Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School Vol. 19, No. 4 (November 2013) pp. 214–221
The game of Plinko offers students an exciting realworld example of the applications of probability and data analysis. The Common Core State Standards for Mathematics (CCSSI 2010) and the Guidelines for Assessment in Statistics Education (GAISE) ...
Topics: Standards

Adaptively Ubiquitous Learning in Campus Math Path
ShuChuan Shih; BorChen Kuo; YuLung Liu
Educational Technology & Society Vol. 15, No. 2 (2012) pp. 298–308
The purposes of this study are to develop and evaluate the instructional model and learning system which integrate ubiquitous learning, computerized adaptive diagnostic testing system and campus math path learning. The researcher first creates a...

Curriculum Connections: Linking Literature and Math
Michelle Pasko
Journal on School Educational Technology Vol. 2, No. 1 (2006) pp. 54–58
Action research involving curricular integration of Math and reading is described in a personal account. Research supporting the benefits of subject integration is illustrated. An Action Research project in a third grade classroom of 26 participants ...

Don't Just Do the MathType It!
Greg Stephens
Mathematics Teacher Vol. 109, No. 6 (2016) pp. 468–470
Most word processors, including Google Docs™ and Microsoft® Word, include an equation editor. These are great tools for the occasional homework problem or project assignment. Getting the mathematics to display correctly means making decisions about...

Development and Testing of "Math Insight" Software
Andrew A. Zucker
Journal of Educational Technology Systems Vol. 34, No. 4 (2006) pp. 371–386
Computers running appropriate software hold great promise for teaching and learning mathematics. To this end, SRI International developed an integrated, computerbased problem solving environment called "Math Insight" that included interactive tools,...

The Math Emporium: Higher Education's Silver Bullet
Carol A. Twigg
Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning Vol. 43, No. 3 (2011) pp. 25–34
Throughout the 1990's, many people saw information technology as a silver bullet that could solve many of higher education's problems, among them the need to improve learning outcomes and control the everupward trajectory of higher education costs. ...

Robots Bring MathPowered Ideas to Life
Kasi C. Allen
Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School Vol. 18, No. 6 (February 2013) pp. 340–347
What if every middle school student learned to create a robot in math class? What if every middle school had a robotics team? Would students view mathematics differently? Would they have a different relationship with technology? Might they see...

Smart Math: Removing Roadblocks to College Success
Mary J. Bassett; Betty Frost
Community College Journal of Research and Practice Vol. 34, No. 11 (2010) pp. 869–873
Developmental mathematics (DSPM) is no longer a roadblock to student success at Jackson State Community College. Previously, all students, regardless of their goals, had to pass or test out of the same DSPM courses before enrolling in the college...

Girls Build Excitement for Math from Scratch
Julie M. Amador; Terence Soule
Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School Vol. 20, No. 7 (March 2015) pp. 408–415
By 2020, five of the top ten indemand jobs in the United States will be in information technology (Moeller 2012). Companies across the nation are seeking a new type of employee: one who is computer savvy and who is familiar with computer coding,...

Teaching Internship in Math Teacher Education
Adilzada Sharzadin; Issatay Utebayev; Nazym Syzdykova; Bayan Shaushekova; Umitzhan Kossybayeva; Aidos Mukhatayev; Sayat Kurymbayev
International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET) Vol. 14, No. 12 (Jun 27, 2019) pp. 57–70
Given the current requirements for teaching internship, the issue of improving bachelor's preparation for math teachers may be considered relevant. Thus, the purpose of this research is to analyze the process of preparing bachelors majoring in math...
Language: English

How Mastering Technology Can Transform Math Class
Sarah Jeanne Hollister Davis
Educational Leadership Vol. 55, No. 3 (1997) pp. 49–51
A Maryland middleschool teacher can no longer imagine a math classroom without computers, word processing programs, graphing calculators, graphic design programs, and colored printers and monitors. Aided by these devices, her students made great...

"New Math" in Technical Universities and Colleges
Otto Lukacs
International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology Vol. 11, No. 3 (1980) pp. 331–45
Methods for teaching traditional college mathematics materials in the areas of analysis, vector algebra, etc., are reviewed. Examples of interesting and novel construction problems, logical decisions, generalizations with calculators, and other...

Enhancing Mathematical Communication for Virtual Math Teams
Gerry Stahl; Murat Perit Çakir; Stephen Weimar; Baba Kofi Weusijana; Jimmy Xiantong Ou
Acta Didactica Napocensia Vol. 3, No. 2 (2010) pp. 101–114
The Math Forum is an online resource center for prealgebra, algebra, geometry and precalculus. Its Virtual Math Teams (VMT) service provides an integrated webbased environment for small teams of people to discuss math and to work collaboratively...

Math Machines: Using Actuators in Physics Classes
Frederick J. Thomas; Robert A. Chaney; Marta Gruesbeck
Physics Teacher Vol. 56, No. 1 (2018) pp. 49–52
Probeware (sensors combined with dataanalysis software) is a wellestablished part of physics education. In engineering and technology, sensors are frequently paired with actuatorsmotors, heaters, buzzers, valves, color displays, medical dosing...

Lessons from a MathScience Partnership
Sarah Theule Lubienski; Barbara Hug; Yasemin CopurGencturk
Teacher Education and Practice Vol. 27, No. 2 (2014) pp. 316–331
This article describes the lessons learned during the implementation of a new master's degree program for K8 teachers. The program's goal was to increase student inquiry and sense making in mathematics and science classrooms. Each of the...

Visualizing Math: How Intelligent Tutoring Technology Can Help MathChallenged Students
Michael Wolf
Educause Quarterly Vol. 33, No. 4 (2010)
Many students who struggle with basic mathematics courses benefit from digital instructional technologies, including additional visual and supplemental materials on difficult concepts and skills. Currently, the intelligent tutoring technology...

Using an Intelligent Tutor and Math Fluency Training to Improve Math Performance
Ivon Arroyo; James M. Royer; Beverly P. Woolf
International Journal of Artificial Intelligence in Education Vol. 21, No. 1 (2011) pp. 135–152
This article integrates research in intelligent tutors with psychology studies of memory and math fluency (the speed to retrieve or calculate answers to basic math operations). It describes the impact of computer software designed to improve either...

An Account of Individualizing an Upper Elementary Math Program and Implementing a Math Lab
Opal Wong
Educational Technology Vol. 12, No. 3 (1972) pp. 32–34