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Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 23, No. 3 (July 2015) pp. 301–327
In education, mathematics and science are often taught in a manner that lacks opportunities for students to engage in creativity, and the arts are allotted less time with fewer resources. This study focused on integrating STEM (science, technology,...
Building Model NASA Satellites: Elementary Students Studying Science Using a NASA-themed Transmedia Book Featuring Digital Fabrication Activities
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 33, No. 3 (July 2014) pp. 327–348
This study assessed the impact of nine lessons incorporating a NASA-themed transmedia book featuring digital fabrication activities on 5th-grade students (n = 29) recognized as advanced in mathematics based on their academic record. Data collected...
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 34, No. 4 (October 2015) pp. 455–483
This article presents a research study on the utilization of rapid prototyping design technologies to support integration of contextualized mathematics education into music themed activities at an interdisciplinary summer camp. The “World Music &...
Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia Vol. 23, No. 4 (October 2014) pp. 401–421
This mixed methods study examined the impacts of digital fabrication activities that were integrated into contextualized mathematics education. The study investigated the students’ mathematics content knowledge and attitudes. Data analysis yielded...