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Interactivate Your Math Students
Bethany Hudnutt
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 4451–4452
Project Interactivate is freely available webbased interactive mathematics courseware developed by the Shodor Education Foundation in collaboration with classroom teachers, content experts, curriculum designers, and education technologists. The...
Topics: Interaction, Mathematics, Classrooms

Math Tutorials to reduce Math Anxiety in Elementary Education Majors
Denise Reboli
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2003 (2003) pp. 2954–2957
Simon (1993) suggests that the conceptual weaknesses which prospective teachers exhibit are obstacles for these teachers to appropriately teach concepts and procedures to students. In addition, one of the sources of mathematics anxiety that future...
Topics: Mathematics, Elementary Education, Teachers

Math in a Web Environment
Marcelo Llarull
International Conference on Mathematics / Science Education and Technology 2000 (2000) pp. 277–279
This paper addresses two issues, one is writing mathematical expressions on the web and the other is creating interactive math websites to teach and learn mathematics. In both cases, helper applications play a crucial role to successfully achieve...
Topics: Mathematics

Effective Math Online Learning (EMOL)
YunnChyi Chao; Gloria Miller
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2003 (2003) pp. 3061–3064
EMOL is an online training course that aims to guide online lesson design. Specifically targeted to address the design needs of Math Lectures at Singapore Polytechnic, EMOL presents the design process as an iterative, inquirybased three stage cycle ...
Topics: Planning, Training, Mathematics, Evaluation

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

Teaching Math Online: Current Practices in Turkey
Omur Akdemir
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 2804–2809
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...
Topics: Students, Teaching Methods, Mathematics

How Technology is integrated into Math Education
Aytekin Isman; Huseyin Yaratan
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 4453–4457
Technology is the practical application of science.By the development of the technology, every styles of life and human being action face with changes.For example, computer based system could help people to reach fast useful information.Rapid...
Topics: Mathematics

Math, Art and Technology, A Cross Roads
Pat Johnson; Colette Stemple
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2005 (2005) pp. 2921–2924
Abstract: What is the relationship between Math, Art and Technology? Math is an essential area of study and a required subject. Art is frequently seen as disposable curriculum. With the onset of requirements for technology in all K12 disciplines, a ...
Topics: Fine Arts, Mathematics

DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY FOR MATH AND SCIENCE
Catherine Cavanaugh; Terence Cavanaugh
International Conference on Mathematics / Science Education and Technology 2000 (2000) p. 425
Digital cameras have many advantages over film cameras for math and science education, and add a multimedia dimension to learning. Today's digital cameras offer a variety of features, and are as easy to use as film cameras without the expense of...
Topics: Mathematics, Science

WhaleWatch: An Intelligent Multimedia Math Tutor
Ivon Arroyo; Joseph E. Beck; Beverly P. Woolf; Carole R. Beal; David M. Hart
International Conference on Mathematics / Science Education and Technology 1999 (1999) pp. 565–570
Mathematics training is essential for participation in science and engineering careers, yet many students, especially girls, dislike and avoid math, and are therefore unprepared for university science majors and graduate programs. The goal of this...
Topics: Tutoring, Students, Science, Mathematics

MATH AT MIDNIGHT: TEACHING AND LEARNING IMPLICATIONS
Faith Chao; Jim Davis; Peg McPartland; Tj Tabara
International Conference on Mathematics / Science Education and Technology 2000 (2000) p. 425
In this presentation we will discuss some of our course explorations that utilize the asynchronous features of the Internet together with its graphic capabilities to build webbased math courses at Golden Gate University. We will focus on the...
Topics: Mathematics, Internet, Learning Outcomes, Students

Math, Art and Technology Student Galleries
Colette Stemple
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2005 (2005) pp. 2925–2927
Abstract: What is the relationship between Math, Art and Technology? Math is an essential area of study and a required subject. Art is frequently seen as disposable curriculum. With the onset of requirements for technology in all K12 disciplines, a ...
Topics: Mathematics, Fine Arts

Bridging the Gap  Trade Math MOOC project
Dalton Mervold; Dennis Johnson
ELearn: World Conference on ELearning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 1533–1536
This paper is an overview of a project that was designed to assist students preparing to enter postsecondary education. For years we have noticed that students enter our programs that have a shortage of some of the basic skills that are needed to...
Topics: Training, Mathematics, Post Secondary Education, Secondary Education, ELearning Trends and Innovations (social learning, mobile, augmented etc.)

Evaluation of Math Education Web Sites to Develop Technology Oriented Math Curriculum
Sunsook Noh; Youngsoo Kim; Haemee Rim; Seongmin Cho
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2005 (2005) pp. 3496–3501
In this paper, mathematics education web sites in Korea that could easily be found and accessed by students were evaluated using a simple model for classifying the web sites based on their content type and level of interactivity with the student. ...
Topics: Mathematics, Integration, Educational Technology, Interaction, Curriculum

A New Technology for Teaching Math ProblemSolving
Ellen Cree; Corrie Bergeron; Rob Foshay
International Conference on Mathematics / Science Education and Technology 1999 (1999) p. 424
Despite the widespread interest in teaching highlevel problemsolving 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...
Topics: Mathematics, Instructional Design, Computers, Secondary Education

Using Technology to Reduce Math Anxiety in Preservice Elementary Teachers
Denise Reboli; Nicholas Holodick
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2002 (2002) pp. 1099–1100
The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics in its 1991 publication Professional Standards for Teaching Mathematics (NCTM, 1991) and the current Mathematics Program Standards for the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE,...
Topics: Mathematics, Educational Technology, Teachers, Standards, Preservice Teacher Education

Math Snacks: Filling conceptual gaps in mathematics with innovative media
Karin Miller Wiburg
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2014 (Mar 17, 2014) p. 2995
This presentation will share the design and implementation of innovative games and animations developed to address conceptual gaps in 5th7th grade mathematics. The webbased and mobile materials include strong support for teachers including videos...
Topics: Mathematics, mathematics education, K12 Teachers and School Leaders Related, Research & Evaluation

Creating Math Learning Environments for Indigenous Students through Ebooks
RuFen Yao
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2014 (Jun 23, 2014) pp. 954–958
The main purpose of this oneyear case study was to create mathematics learning environments for indigenous students through culturebased math ebooks. The researcher led the "Tribal Math Volunteers" to enter an indigenous tribe, Jayama, and...
Topics: Mathematics, Indigenous Peoples & Technology Issues/Applications

Using Speech to Enhance a Math Education Applet
David Sher
ELearn: World Conference on ELearning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2002 (2002) pp. 2735–2736
This paper discusses a java package, called talk, that takes numbers (and in the future expressions) and speaks them out loud. The package is designed to run on a maximal set of browsers and is used by several applets as part of a precalculus...
Topics: Mathematics

OKRMSP: The Oklahoma Rural Math and Science Partnership
Warren Moseley; Brian Campbell; James Thomason; Melaine Campbell
World Conference on ELearning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2006 (October 2006) p. 235
The Oklahoma State Department of Education through the Darlington Public Schools sponsored a program called "OKRMSP: Oklahoma Rural Mathematics and Science Partnership." The program focus is to increase content knowledge, expand the information...
Topics: Mathematics, Educational Technology, Standards, Schools, Information Sciences

Math Pursuits: Anchored Instruction in an Adventure Game Context
Laura Plante; Janet Zydney; Ted Hasselbring
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 3971–3972
This roundtable presentation will introduce Math Pursuits, a multimedia software prototype in which solving videobased mathematics problems is the key to succeeding in an adventure game. Inspired by videobased mathematics anchors such as the...
Topics: Teachers, Mathematics, Software, Instructional Materials, Students

Math in motion: Using CBRs to enact functions
Despina Stylianou; Beverly Smith; James J. Kaput
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 24, No. 3 (July 2005) pp. 299–324
This paper reports on results of an exploratory study on undergraduate preservice teachers' understanding of graphical representations of motion functions. The study described preservice teachers' explorations using a CBR device. Preservice...
Topics: Preservice Teachers, education, Mathematics, Preservice Teacher Education, teacher preparation

Qwhiz: An Interactive Tool For Math And Science Learning
Stephanie Smith
International Conference on Mathematics / Science Education and Technology 1999 (1999) pp. 166–170
The Qwhiz is a realtime, multiplayer Web game for math or science teachers and students. Teachers can use this Internet technology to evaluate student learning and fulfill instructional technology teaching requirements by making Qwhiz a part of...
Topics: Information Sciences, Instructional Materials, Internet, Educational Technology, Mathematics

MathGirls: Motivating Girls to Learn Math through Pedagogical Agents
Yanghee Kim; Nick Flann; Quan Wei; Youngah Ko; Sarath Alla
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2006 (June 2006) pp. 2025–2032
MathGirls is a computerbased learning environment designed for high school girls learning algebra. The primary goal of MathGirls is to provide a girlfriendly learning environment that enhances girls' selfefficacy beliefs in and motivation towards ...
Topics: Schools, Attitudes, Mathematics

Optimizing Flow Experience in Webbased Math Refresher Course
Kristian Kiili; Harri Ketamo
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 1783–1790
Recent years the lecturers of Tampere University of Technology, Pori have found that a number of new students face problems with engineering mathematics due to inadequate skills on basic mathematics. The problem was solved by developing a Webbased...
Topics: Students, Mathematics

Twoway online communication of diagrams and math notation: implications for instructional design of elearning math courses
Glenn Smith; David Ferguson; Sumita Gupta
World Conference on ELearning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2003 (2003) pp. 735–738
This paper considers instructional design issues involving a new generation of mathfriendly elearning tools, such as WebEQ with Blackboard and NetTutor's Whiteboard, which address the ongoing problem of the posting of math notation and diagrams in ...
Topics: Mathematics, Instructional Design

Math and Science Software: What Do Experienced Users Recommend for Novices?
Catherine T. Collier
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 1999 (1999) pp. 933–939
Technology staff development for math and science teachers has been a subject of interest for more than a decade. As reported in Collier (1996), the literature indicates rapid and exciting advances in mathscience curriculum software over the last ...
Topics: Computer Sciences, Curriculum, Software, Science, Mathematics

COMPUTER ASSISTED MATHEMATICS LEARNING ENVIRONMENT A STUDY ON THE COMPUTER, MATH, AND HUMAN INTERACTION
Yumei Wang; Carl Swanson; Steve Lam
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2001 (2001) pp. 1392–1393
Integrating CAI into the math curriculum is a challenging process. Computers change the way teachers teach and the way students learn. The learning process is affected by a combination of factors; for example, learners' attitudes toward math and...
Topics: Computers, Community, Interaction, Mathematics, Students

Integrating Math, Science and Technology: Teaching ProblemSolving Skills Through Robotics
Anneliese Payne
International Conference on Mathematics / Science Education and Technology 1999 (1999) pp. 145–148
This paper focuses on one aspect of the math, science and technology program within the School of Education and Allied Human Services at Hofstra University. Hofstra's M.A.MST degree program for inservice teachers has been cited by the New York...
Topics: Mathematics, Elementary Education, Educational Technology, Robotics, Computer Sciences

Seeing Math, Video Case Studybased Professional Development  A Progess Report
Alvaro Galvis; Raymond Rose; Nancy Gadzuk
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2003 (2003) pp. 2327–2328
Now in the project's second year, Seeing Math (funded through the ED Ready to Teach program) has developed a set of 9 video case studies delivered over the Internet, that assist elementary math teachers to improve their skills in teaching difficult...
Topics: Teachers, Mathematics, Professional Development, Video

Touring Mars Online, Realtime, in 3D for Math and Science Educators and Students
Greg Jones; Kevin Kalinowski; Jeramie Hicks
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 26, No. 2 (April 2007) pp. 123–136
This article discusses a project that placed over ninetyseven percent of Mars' topography made available from NASA into an interactive 3D multiuser online learning environment beginning in 2003. In 2005 curriculum materials that were created to...
Topics: Distance Education, Mathematics, Elementary Education, Educational Technology, Science, Instructional Materials, Games, Computer Sciences, Virtual Environments

Enrich Science & Math Teaching With A Free Online Teacherrequested Resource Service
W. R. (Bill) Klemm; Larry Johnson; Vince Hardy
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 3989–3994
Math and science teachers frequently search for demonstrations and handson activities to motivate their students. Our NSF GK12 program offers an Internetbased nationwide service to science and math teachers by providing them with quality...
Topics: Science, Teachers, Mathematics, Library, Computer Sciences

Selfefficacy, Motivational Email, and Achievement in an Asynchronous Math Course
Charles Hodges
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 27, No. 3 (July 2008) pp. 265–285
In this 15week study the effects of motivational email messages on learner selfefficacy and achievement in an asynchronous math course were investigated. A repeated measures design was used. One hundred, ninetysix participants were randomly...
Topics: Distance Education, Instructional Design, Mathematics, eLearning, Communication

Using Broadband Technology to Facilitate Mentoring Teacher Education Programs in Science and Math
Berhane Teclehaimanot
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 3076–3078
This project is funded by the U.S. Department of Education through Teacher Quality Enhancement grant program designed to foster collaboration that increases the capacity to recruit and prepare teachers in science and math, increase the number of...
Topics: Teachers, Mathematics, Science, Collaboration, Learning Management Systems

The Effect of Interventions on Math Anxiety in Preservice Elementary Teachers
Nicholas Holodick; Denise Reboli
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2003 (2003) pp. 2147–2150
It is documented that a large number of elementary teachers experience significant levels of math anxiety (Buhlman,Young,1982) that tends to lower math achievement and incompatible with effective math instruction (Hadfield & McNeil, 1994). Research...
Topics: Teachers, Mathematics, Preservice Teacher Education, Research Methods

Mathematical Treats from the Stars: Integrating Curricular Elements Through Partnerships Between NASA and Math Methods Faculty
Evelyn Brown; Caroline Crawford
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2002 (2002) pp. 1054–1055
Mathematics methods coursework can be an innovative environment through which to emphasize the integration of realworld data structures and opportunities. These opportunities can create instructionally informative opportunities for learners, as...
Topics: Teaching Methods, Mathematics

An OnLine Math Problem Solving Program That Stimulates Mathematical Thinking Subtraction / Division
Joanne Yaping Zhang; Leping Liu
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2001 (2001) pp. 1402–1403
This paper presents a case study in which the authors developed a Webbased instruction (WBI) unitan online interactive math problemsolving program, and explored the means of using this WBI program to stimulate young children's mathematical...
Topics: Mathematics

A Standardsaligned Portfolio to Assess Math, Science and Technology Knowledge and Skills
Marwin Britto
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2005 (2005) p. 34
This paper describes the assessment efforts of the MLMS (Middle Level Math Science) Institute currently being offered at Central Washington University. This grantdriven initiative is designed to provide 75 inservice middleschool teachers with math,...
Topics: Middle School Education, Standards, Teachers, Educational Technology, Mathematics

TechnologyEnhanced Math Investigations: Facilitating the Design and Implementation of TEMIs into the Classroom
Drew Polly; Chandra Hawley Orrill; Ahyan Kursat Erbas; Sarah Davis Ledford
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2004 (2004) pp. 3157–3160
Leaders and organizations in education are advocating a paradigm shift toward a more constructivist approach to teaching and learning. While this shift is far from over, it has become apparent that technology plays a central role in facilitating the ...
Topics: Teachers, Integration, Mathematics, Educational Technology, Professional Development

Enhancing Math and Science Education with Graphing Technology: Integrating Technology into Preservice Methods Courses
Monique Lynch; Starlin Weaver
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 4476–4481
Math and science teachers are expected to integrate technology into their classrooms. This expectation includes graphing and data collection technology, which is often not addressed in preservice instructional technology classes required for teacher ...
Topics: Instructional Design, Integration, Mathematics, Teaching Methods, Research Methods

Using Visualization to Make Connections Between Math and Science in High School Classrooms
Delwyn Harnisch
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2002 (2002) pp. 1089–1093
According to the report, "Before It's Too Late," math and science are being taught today as they were two generations ago. For students who live in a technology rich world, the result has been poor performance compared to other countries. A...
Topics: Mathematics, Science, Schools, Students

A case study of computer gaming for math: Engaged learning from gameplay?
Fengfeng Ke
Computers & Education Vol. 51, No. 4 (December 2008) pp. 1609–1620
Employing mixedmethod approach, this case study examined the in situ use of educational computer games in a summer math program to facilitate 4th and 5th graders’ cognitive math achievement, metacognitive awareness, and positive attitudes toward...
Language: English
Topics: Mathematics

Visualization and Collaborative Learning in Math and Science High School Classrooms
Delwyn Harnisch
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2002 (2002) pp. 1094–1098
Learning in math and science classrooms is often teacher directed and is focused on definitions rather than on the "big concepts" in math and science. These problems can be addressed through a collaborative learning teaching strategy built around...
Topics: Classrooms, Science, Mathematics

OKRMSP2006COP : The Oklahoma Rural Math and Science Partnership’s Community of Practice
Warren Moseley; Brian Campbell; Melaine Campbell
World Conference on ELearning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2006 (October 2006) pp. 128–132
This paper represents a pattern in the development of the state of practice in distance learning in rural Oklahoma in Math, the Hard Sciences and the Computing Sciences. At SITE2006 Moseley and Raoufi reported on the establishment of ROCCA (The...
Topics: Mathematics, Science, Schools, Computer Sciences, Middle School Education

Tenth Grade Math Teachers’ Use of Technology in Teaching: Analyses of ELS data
Kun Wang; Zhengbin Lu
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2005 (2005) pp. 3540–3544
The current study discussed and analyzed 10th grade math teachers' use of technology in a broad level in the United States. The Education Longitudinal Study: 2002 (ELS: 2002) is a longitudinal study of the 2002 tenth graders by the National Center...
Topics: Teachers, Mathematics, Educational Technology, Students

The Effects of Using Computer Games under Different Configurations on Fifth Graders’ Math Achievements
Fengfeng Ke
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2005 (2005) pp. 3697–3700
This study investigated the effects of different game playing configurations on fifth graders' math achievement and attitudes. 125 fifth graders were recruited and assigned to TeamsGamesTournament cooperative gameplaying, interpersonal...
Topics: Achievement, Mathematics, Attitudes, Games

“Expanded Integration of Technology with Science and Math Methods Instruction at Nebraska Wesleyan University”
Merryellen Towey Schulz; Michael McDonald
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 1999 (1999) pp. 1511–1516
The purpose of this project is to discuss the progress, changes, and findings from the continuation of integrating technology instruction into the science methods course and extension into the math methods course of preservice elementary and...
Topics: Integration, Mathematics, Instructional Design, Middle School Education, Teaching Methods

A MODULARIZED COMPETENCYBASED SCIENCE /MATH CURRICULUM FOR ASSOCIATE DEGREES IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Douglas Brown; Arthur Goss
International Conference on Mathematics / Science Education and Technology 2000 (2000) p. 425
This session will present the Science & Math for Information Technology (SMIT) core curriculum developed through the NorthWest Center for Emerging Technologies at Bellevue Community College (Washington) and a selection of representative handson...
Topics: Information Sciences, Standards, Science, Community, Mathematics

Implementing Change: Attitudinal FactorsTeaching Middle School Math/Science Teachers to Enhance Curriculum Using Technology
Donna HensonBoyers; Susan Skuda
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2002 (2002) pp. 1631–1632
As part of a PT3 grant at the University of Tennessee, math and science teachers at Farragut Middle School are thinking about their teaching in new ways. A training model developed under Project ImPACT (Implementing Partnerships Across the...
Topics: Science, Middle School Education, Curriculum, Mathematics, Training

A case study of using a gamebased ebook for math problem solving
Tingling Lai
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2014 (Jun 23, 2014)
Abstract: The purpose of the study is to explore students’ math problem solving process in a gamebased ebook. The research team developed an adventure game about math probability. To complete the mission, students are required to apply math...