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Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2009 (Mar 02, 2009) pp. 3716–3721
The purpose of this study is to examine the effectiveness of a custom technology application, developed in the MATLAB® technical computing environment, to facilitate students' understanding of polynomial functions. A design-based research framework...
3-D Computer Animation vs. Live-Action Video: Differences in Viewers’ Response to Instructional Vignettes
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 12, No. 1 (March 2012) pp. 41–54
This study explored computer animation vignettes as a replacement for live-action video scenarios of classroom behavior situations previously used as an instructional resource in teacher education courses in classroom management strategies. The...
Pre-Service Teachers' Knowledge for Teaching Algebra for Equity in the Middle Grades: A Preliminary Report
Journal of Negro Education Vol. 80, No. 3 (2011) pp. 266–283
This article presents our plans and initial work to explore how mathematics teacher education programs can prepare teachers for diverse middle grades classrooms. It describes the start-up of a five-year National Science Foundation project to design, ...
Use of interactive–informal assessment practices: New Zealand secondary students' conceptions of assessment
Learning and Instruction Vol. 19, No. 2 (April 2009) pp. 97–111
This study aimed to investigate how students' conceptions of assessment relate to one another, how students define assessment, and how student conceptions of assessment relate to their definitions of assessment. A nationally representative sample of ...
Knowledge for Teaching Algebra For Equity: Preservice Teachers’ Perceptions of Classroom Simulations and Experiences in Second Life
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2012 (Mar 05, 2012) pp. 2498–2509
KATE Project researchers explore preservice teachers’ experiences and perceptions of simulations and engagement in a virtual classroom setting in Second Life to facilitate algebra teaching for equity. We present an overview of the National Science...
Constructing and Role-Playing Student Avatars in a Simulation of Teaching Algebra for Diverse Learners
Urban Education Vol. 51, No. 5 (2016) pp. 534–555
From the perspectives of Graduate Research Assistants (GRAs), this study examines the design and implementation of a simulated teaching environment in "Second Life" (SL) for prospective teachers to teach algebra for diverse learners....