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Marshall, Anne Marie; Lane, Savannah; Sweet, Savannah; Ruiz, Rachel – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 2019
This multiple case study provides a lens into the ways three prospective elementary school teachers (PSTs) engaged in online discussion blogs when exploring the geometric concepts of area and perimeter. The online discussion blog protocol utilized reform-based instruction consistent with social constructivism. Through collaborative discussion and…
Descriptors: Electronic Publishing, Web Sites, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Lovett, Jennifer N.; Dick, Lara K.; McCulloch, Allison W.; Sherman, Milan F.; Martin, Kristi – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 2019
The purpose of this study is to examine the ways in which PSMTs' professionally notice middle school students' mathematical thinking on a technology enhanced mathematical task. Findings show that every preservice mathematics teacher included a discussion of the middle school students' interaction with the technology in their noticing prompts,…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Mathematics Teachers, Mathematical Logic, Educational Technology
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Dove, Anthony; Dove, Emily – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 2017
While studies have shown positive attributes related to flipped learning, especially in mathematics and statistics, there is limited understanding of how taking multiple flipped courses may impact students' learning of mathematics and their perceptions of mathematics. Specifically, this study examined how completing consecutive flipped mathematics…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Anxiety, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Chabalengula, Vivien; Fateen, Rasheta; Mumba, Frackson; Ochs, Laura Kathryn – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 2016
This study investigated the effect of an inquiry-based computer simulation modeling (ICoSM) instructional approach on pre-service science teachers' understanding of homeostasis and its related concepts, and their perceived design features of the ICoSM and simulation that enhanced their conceptual understanding of these concepts. Fifty pre-service…
Descriptors: Inquiry, Computer Simulation, Preservice Teachers, Concept Formation
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Lin, Cheng-Yao; Kuo, Yu-Chun; Ko, Yi-Yin – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 2015
The purpose of this study was to investigate elementary pre-service teachers' content knowledge in algebra (Linear Equation, Quadratic Equation, Functions, System Equations and Polynomials) as well as their technological pedagogical content knowledge (TPACK) in teaching algebra. Participants were 79 undergraduate pre-service teachers who were…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, Attitude Measures, Pedagogical Content Knowledge
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Polly, Drew – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 2014
This paper presents the findings of a study that examined pre-service teachers' development of knowledge about technology, pedagogy and content (TPACK) during a mathematics pedagogy course focused on elementary school mathematics in the United States. Data sources included work samples from pre-service teachers as well as an open-ended survey…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Knowledge Base for Teaching, Knowledge Level, Educational Technology
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Alexander, Curby; Knezek, Gerald; Christensen, Rhonda; Tyler-Wood, Tandra; Bull, Glen – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 2014
Researchers in this study looked at the effect of content-specific, technology-rich project-based learning activities on EC-8 pre-service teachers' competencies and skills, as well as pre-service teacher's attitudes toward science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Researchers employed a quantitative design involving participants in…
Descriptors: Student Projects, Preservice Teachers, STEM Education, Student Teacher Attitudes
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Irving, Karen – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 2009
This study focuses on how preservice science teachers integrated educational technology into secondary science instruction during student teaching. Data includes interviews, classroom observations, lesson plans and artifacts, and surveys. The results revealed that preservice science teacher participants had the capacity, intent and opportunity to…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Educational Technology, Science Teachers, Beginning Teachers
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Lyublinskaya, Irina; Zhou, George – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 2008
Graphing calculators and data collection technology was integrated in an undergraduate science methods classes for preservice elementary school teachers. The study investigated whether preservice teachers' knowledge and comfort with the use of graphing calculator technology and their perspectives in the use of graphing calculator technology were…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Methods Courses, Graphing Calculators, Teaching Methods
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Capobianco, Brenda; Lehman, James – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 2006
Prospective teachers and teacher educators both confront practical and philosophical issues in attempting to integrate technology into their practice. This paper describes a case study of a science teacher educator, a novice in instructional technology, who integrated technology into an elementary science methods course, with the support of a PT3…
Descriptors: Technology Integration, Inquiry, Teacher Educators, Elementary School Science
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Abramovich, Sergei; Cho, Eun Kyeong – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 2006
This article attempts to extend current research and development activities related to the use of technology in problem posing, to early grades mathematics. It is motivated by the authors' work with elementary preservice teachers toward this goal, both at the graduate and undergraduate levels. New York State Learning Standards for K-4 mathematics…
Descriptors: Research and Development, Preservice Teachers, Educational Technology, Elementary School Teachers