Technology Helps Students Transcend Part-Whole Concepts

Explore a new app that allows students to develop a more sophisticated understanding of fractions.

Contributor Notes

Anderson Norton, norton3@vt.edu, is an associate professor of mathematics education in the mathematics department at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech) in Blacksburg, Virginia. His research focuses on building psychological models of students' mathematics.

Jesse L. M. Wilkins, wilkins@vt.edu, a professor of mathematics education in the School of Education at Virginia Tech, serves as program leader for the K-grade 8 Mathematics Specialist Program.

Michael A. Evans, mae@vt.edu, is an associate professor of learning sciences in the School of Education at Virginia Tech. He serves as principal investigator for the GAMES project.

Kirby Deater-Deckard, kirbydd@vt.edu, a professor of psychology at Virginia Tech, researches children's cognitive development.

Osman Balci, balci@vt.edu, is a professor of computer science at Virginia Tech, where he serves as director for the Mobile Software Engineering Lab.

Mido Chang, midchang@fiu.edu, is an associate professor at Florida International University in Miami who specializes in the quantitative analysis of educational data.

(Corresponding author is Norton norton3@vt.edu)(Corresponding author is Wilkins wilkins@vt.edu)(Corresponding author is Evans mae@vt.edu)(Corresponding author is Deater-Deckard kirbydd@vt.edu)(Corresponding author is Balci balci@vt.edu)(Corresponding author is Chang midchang@fiu.edu)
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