[math4] Resource on using technology in educaiton
caroline at solutiongrove.com
Sun Sep 6 12:16:53 EDT 2009
Wenglinsky, H. (2005) Chp. 4 in Using Technology Wisely: the keys to success
schools, Columbia University Teachers College Press, NY, 60-77, *CP *
This article summarizes a study of 4th and 8th grade math teaching comparing
The frequency of use of computers is negatively correlated with math
performance but playing math games was positively correlated. High income,
white, suburban fourth graders engaged in more math game playing.
On Sat, Sep 5, 2009 at 11:30 AM, Caroline Meeks
<caroline at solutiongrove.com>wrote:
> I am taking "Teaching for Understanding" this semester and this reading
> stands out as a good introduction for those of you creating activities for
> 4th grade math. It covers the debates on technology in schools, provides
> pointers to good resources and summarizes research. For instance
> improvements in math outcomes is only associated with increased computer
> usage when computers are used for more then drill and practice and offer
> opportunities to explore math concepts.
> Zucker, A.A. (2008) Chps. 1 & 2 in Transforming Schools with Technology,
> Education Press, Cambridge, 1-26, 27-49
> Let me know if you want me to keep an eye out for more readings that are
> relevant to 4th grade math.
> Caroline Meeks
> Solution Grove
> Caroline at SolutionGrove.com
> 617-500-3488 - Office
> 505-213-3268 - Fax
Caroline at SolutionGrove.com
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505-213-3268 - Fax
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