Search results for author:"Ami Mamolo"
Total records matched: 5 Search took: 0.068 secs
Canadian Journal of Science, Mathematics and Technology Education Vol. 14, No. 1 (2014) pp. 1–22
This article investigates some of the specific features involved in accommodating the idea of actual infinity as it appears in set theory. It focuses on the conceptions of two individuals with sophisticated mathematics background, as manifested in...
International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology Vol. 42, No. 5 (2011) pp. 615–623
This article presents a novel re-conceptualisation to a well-known problem--The Ping-Pong Ball Conundrum. We introduce a variant of this super-task by considering it through the lens of "measuring infinity"--a conceptualisation of infinity that...
Canadian Journal of Science, Mathematics and Technology Education Vol. 15, No. 2 (2015) pp. 186–202
The objective of this article is to contribute to research on teachers' probabilistic knowledge and reasoning. To meet this objective, prospective mathematics teachers were presented coin flip sequences and were asked to determine and explain which...
Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School Vol. 16, No. 9 (May 2011) pp. 544–549
Proportional reasoning pops up in math class in a variety of places, such as while making scaled drawings; finding equivalent fractions; converting units of measurement; comparing speeds, prices, and rates; and comparing lengths, areas, and volume....
British Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 50, No. 1 (January 2019) pp. 309–325
This paper explores how maker pedagogies helped middle school students develop transferable competencies, such as creativity, problem solving, self‐directed learning and citizenship skills. We offer an in‐depth look at how purposeful or critical...