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The SimCalc Vision and Contributions: Democratizing Access to Important Mathematics : Democratizing Access to Important Mathematics.

Author: Stephen J Hegedus; Jeremy Roschelle
Publisher: New York : Springer Dec. 2012.
Series: Advances in Mathematics Education Ser., 4.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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This volume provides essential guidance for transforming mathematics learning in schools through the use of innovative technology, pedagogy, and curriculum. It presents clear, rigorous evidence of the impact technology can have in improving students learning.

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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen J Hegedus; Jeremy Roschelle
ISBN: 9789400756953 940075695X
OCLC Number: 858888582
Target Audience: Scholarly & Professional
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 480 p.) ill.
Contents: Acknowledgements.- Series Preface: Gabriele Kaiser & Bharath Sriraman.- I. Philosophy & Background.- Preface to Section I: Ubiratan D'Ambrosio.- Introduction:Jeremy Roschelle & Stephen Hegedus.- The Mathematics of Change and Variation from a Millennial Perspective: New Content, New Context (originally appeared in C. Hoyles, C. Morgan, & G. Woodhouse (Eds.), Rethinking the mathematics curriculum (pp. 155-170). London: Springer-Verlag.): James Kaput & Jeremy Roschelle.- From Static to Dynamic Mathematics: Historical and Representational Perspectives (originally appeared in Educational Studies in Mathematics, 68(2), 99-111): Luis Moreno-Armella & Stephen Hegedus: Intersecting Representation and Communication Infrastructures (originally appeared in ZDM: The International Journal on Mathematics Education: Transforming Mathematics Education Through Dynamic Mathematics Technologies, 41(4), 399-412): Stephen Hegedus & Luis Moreno-Armella.- II. Aspects of Design.- Reflections on Significant Developments in Designing SimCalc Software: James Burke, Ryan Robidoux, & Stephen Hegedus.- Designing for Generative Activities: Expanding Spaces for Learning and Teaching: Nancy Ares.- SimCalc and the Networked Classroom: Corey Brady, Tobin White, Sarah Davis, & Stephen Hegedus.- III. Impacts from Large-Scale Research.- Preface to Section III: Jinfa Cai.- SimCalc at Scale: Three Studies Examine the Integration of Technology, Curriculum, and Professional Development for Advancing Middle School Mathematics:Jeremy Roschelle & Nicole Shechtman.- Learning and Participation in High School Classrooms: Sara Dalton & Stephen Hegedus.- Development of Student and Teacher Assessments in Scaling Up SimCalc Project: Nicole Shechtman, Geneva Haertel, Jeremy Roschelle, Jennifer Knudsen, & Corrine Singleton.- Sustainable use of Dynamic Representational Environments: Toward a District-Wide Adoption of SimCalc-Based Materials: Phil Vahey, George J. Roy, & Vivan Fueyo.- Impact of Classroom Connectivity on Learning and Participation: Stephen Hegedus, Luis Moreno-Armella, Sara Dalton, Arden Brookstein, & John Tapper.- IV. Impacts from Small-Scale Research.- Viewing SimCalc Classrooms Through the Lens of Mathematical Discourse: Jessica Pierson Bishop.- Scaling Up Innovative Mathematics in the Middle Grades: Case Studies of "Good Enough" Enactments: Susan Empson, Steven Greenstein, Luz Maldonado, & Jeremy Roschelle.- Changing from the Inside out: SimCalc Teacher Changes in Beliefs and Practices: John Tapper.- Shaping Dialogue Through Questioning: An Examination of the Interactions Among Teachers, Representations, and Mathematics: Chandra Hawley Orrill.- "They Need to be Solid in Standard Skills First": How Standards Can Become the Upper Bound: Margaret Dickey-Kurdziolek & Deborah Tatar.- V. International Contributions.- Developing and Enhancing Elementary School Students' Higher Order Mathematical Thinking With SimCalc: Demetra Pitta-Pantazi, Paraskevi Sophocleous, & Constantinos Christou.- Adapting SimCalc to Different School Mathematics Cultures: A Case Study from Brazil: Rosana Nogueira de Lima, Lulu Healy, & Tania Campos.- Mathematical Modeling with SimCalc: Enhancing Student Complex Problem Solving Skills Using a Modeling Approach: Nicholas G. Mousoulides.- Approaching Calculus with SimCalc: Linking Derivative and Antiderivative: Patricia Salinas.- VI. Extensions, Commentaries, & Future Visions: You Can Lead a Horse to Water...: Issues in Deepening Learning Through Deepening Teaching: John Mason.- Multiple Function Max/Min Problems for First Grade Children in the 21st Century": Richard Lesh, Lyn English, Serife Sevis, & Chanda Riggs.- The Kaputian Program for the Mathematics of Change and Variation and Its Relation to DNR-Based Instruction in Mathematics: Guershon Harel.- The Evolution of Technology and the Mathematics of Change and Variation: David Tall.- Conversation About SimCalc, Its Evolution and Lessons Along the Way: Eric Hamilton & Nora Sabelli.
Series Title: Advances in Mathematics Education Ser., 4.

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