In this article we illustrate how one teacher used PhET cannonball simulation as an instructional tool to improve students' algebraic reasoning in a fifth grade classroom. Three instructional phases effective to implementation of simulation included: Free play, Structured inquiry and, Synthesizing ideas.
Manouchehri Azita, Ozturk Ayse, and Sanjari Azin
May 2020 For the Love of Mathematics Jokes
Zachary A. Stepp
“It's a YouTube World” (Schaffhauser, 2017), and educators are using digital tools to enhance student learning now more than ever before. The research question scholars need to explore is “what makes an effective instructional video?”.
Heather Lynn Johnson, Peter Hornbein, and Sumbal Azeem
A computer activity helps students make sense of relationships between quantities.
Michael A. Jones
Short items from the media focus mathematics appropriate for classroom study.
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A set of problems of many types
A paper-folding problem is easy to understand and model, yet its solution involves rich mathematical thinking in the areas of geometry and algebra.