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Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 28, No. 4 (October 2009) pp. 381–404
A Computer Based Education (CBE) program for intervention mathematics was developed, used, and modified over a period of three years in a computer lab at an Arizona Title I middle school. The program is described along with a rationale for the need,...
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 28, No. 3 (July 2009) pp. 277–307
With the increased use of computer manipulatives in teaching there is need for theoretical discussions on the role of manipulatives. This paper reviews theoretical rationales for using manipulatives and illustrates how earlier distinctions of...
Topics: Preservice Teacher Education, Educational Technology, Mathematics, Computers, Learning Objects, Teaching Methods, Instructional Materials, Secondary Education, Virtual Environments, Middle School Education
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 12, No. 3 (2004) pp. 387–410
The challenges that are facing teachers of the new millennium are many and complex, and for teachers in Botswana, they find themselves at the crossroad of so many changes that are rapidly taking place both in and outside school. Among these changes...
A Comparative Analysis of High School Geometry Curricula: What Do Technology-Intensive, Standards-Based, and Traditional Curricula Have to Offer in Terms Mathematical Proof and Reasoning?
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 27, No. 4 (October 2008) pp. 467–497
In this study, I present an analysis of high school geometry curricula regarding mathematical proof opportunities. I examined eight U.S. high school level geometry textbooks, which were categorized into three main groups: technology-intensive,...
Supporting Representational Competence in High School Biology With Computer-Based Biomolecular Visualizations
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 26, No. 1 (January 2007) pp. 5–26
This study assessed the effectiveness of computer-based biomolecular visualization activities on the development of high school biology students' representational competence as a means of understanding and visualizing protein structure/function...
Preservice Biology Teachers’ Use of Interactive Display Systems to Support Reforms-Based Science Instruction
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 9, No. 2 (June 2009) pp. 131–159
The purpose of this study was to explore preservice science teachers’ use of an interactive display system (IDS), consisting of a computer, digital projector, interactive white board, and Internet connection, to support science teaching and learning....
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 26, No. 3 (July 2007) pp. 181–196
Inequalities are considered among the most useful tools of investigation in pure and applied mathematics; yet their didactical aspects have not received much attention in mathematics education research until recently. An important aspect of teaching ...
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 27, No. 3 (July 2008) pp. 325–340
This study documents problem solving approaches that high school students develop as a result of using systematically Cabri-Geometry software . Results show that the use of the software becomes an important tool for students to construct dynamic...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2005 (2005) pp. 750–753
The purpose of this study was to examine the Equality of Educational Opportunities (EEO) as it relates to the availability and usage of technology. The Education Longitudinal Study 2002 (ELS:2002) was utilized in order to investigate the...
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 6, No. 2 (June 2006) pp. 230–245
Although technological innovations have the capability to significantly change how scientific investigations are done and greatly enhance the teaching and learning of science, its use is no more effective than any other resource or innovation when...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2005 (2005) pp. 3095–3100
The 1999 TIMSS data reveals the United States is ranked third in the world for the percent of students using the internet at schools; first in the world for students using the internet at home. Studies show that in America, the greatest percent of...
International Conference on Mathematics / Science Education and Technology 1999 (1999) p. 424
Despite the wide-spread interest in teaching high-level problem-solving skills in the context of authentic mathematics problems, use of computer technology for this kind of teaching has generally been limited to the use of tools for computation and...
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 27, No. 4 (October 2008) pp. 423–441
This paper explores the use of spreadsheets to develop an exploratory environment where mathematics students can develop their own understanding of the parameters of commonly encountered families of functions: linear, logarithmic, exponential and...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2005 (2005) pp. 2253–2258
This paper reports the implementation of a computer-integrated course and students' reflection on their learning experience. Participants were seventy secondary education majors. Three components of computer integration included: (1) A special...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2003 (2003) pp. 3653–3654
• Abstract. Preservice elementary students are equipped with Palm Pilots to facilitate connections and curriculum development in our Professional Development Schools. The PT3 Palm program at Clarke College has created a climate for college faculty,...