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Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching

October 2021 Volume 40, Number 4

Editors

Gary H. Marks

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 4

  1. Implementation of a Technology-Supported Socioscientific Inquiry Unit in High School Biology: Impact on Student Achievement and Attitudes

    Thomas Brush & Krista Glazewski, Indiana University, United States; Suhkyung Shin, Hanyang University, Korea (South); Sungwon Shin, Texas Tech University, United States

    The purpose of this study was to explore the impact a specific socio-scientific inquiry (SSI) unit has on student achievement and attitudes over the course of two years with two different... More

    pp. 303-330

  2. Maggie Goes to Mars: Adapting Innovative Technology Activities for Remote Learning Opportunities

    Rhonda Christensen & Gerald Knezek, University of North Texas, United States

    The challenge, Maggie Goes to Mars, features a beagle (friendly canine), faced with the need to repair a crucial instrument on the Insight spacecraft that landed on Mars in 2018, in order to allow ... More

    pp. 331-346

  3. STEAM games are good for learning in elementary schools: A study of teacher professional development in the Philippines.

    Jane Hunter & Terry Fitzgerald, University of Technology Sydney, Australia, Australia

    In a study on digital game-based learning in five high-poverty elementary schools in the Philippines, the teachers’ professional development experiences were investigated. Research conducted for... More

    pp. 347-355

  4. Computational Thinking Skills of Young Children Working on a Programming Task

    Diane van der Linde, Windesheim University of Applied Sciences, Netherlands; Joke Voogt, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands; Nicole van Aar, Windesheim University of Applied Sciences, Netherlands

    In this study we analysed what computational thinking skills pupils used when programming a small robot to solve a given problem, a simple programming task in which pupils had to select codes and... More

    pp. 357-376