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Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching

January 2016 Volume 35, Number 1


Gary H. Marks

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 4

  1. The Influence of Different Virtual Manipulative Types on Student-Led Techno-Mathematical Discourse

    Katie Anderson-Pence, University of Colorado Colorado Springs, United States; Patricia Moyer-Packenham, Utah State University, United States

    This exploratory study examined the influence of different virtual manipulative (VM) types on the nature of student pairs’ techno-mathematical discourse (TMD). Three fifth-grade student pairs... More

    pp. 5-31

  2. Learning about Surface Area through a Digital Fabrication-Augmented Unit

    Kimberly Corum & Joe Garofalo, University of Virginia, United States

    Surface area is consistently identified as a curriculum standard for K-12 students and it regularly appears on national and international assessments. Recently, many schools began acquiring digital... More

    pp. 33-59

  3. Effects of a Tablet-Based Mathematics Application for Pre-School Children

    Karl Kosko & Richard Ferdig, Kent State University, United States

    Tablets such as iPad, Android, and Windows devices have become ubiquitous in both the home and school settings. Adults and kids of all ages are using these tools and the associated apps to do... More

    pp. 61-79

  4. Technology, Active Learning, and Retention in General Education Mathematics

    Inessa Levi, Columbus State University, United States; Iman Chahine, Georgia State University, United States; Lauretta Garrett, Tuskegee University, United States; Haifeng Wang, Georgia State University, United States

    Difficulties in general education mathematics courses may be attributed to many factors, primarily low proficiency in symbol manipulation, a perception that mathematics is an area which eludes... More

    pp. 81-105