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Tech Report August 1, 2015

ZEAL Mathematics Alignment Study: A Review of ZEAL Items in Relation to the Common Core State Standards

Zeal Learning Inc. contracted with SRI International’s Center for Technology in Learning to conduct an alignment study using a sample of ZEAL mathematics assessment items and the Common Core State...

Chapter September 1, 2012

Curricular Activity Systems Supporting the Use of Dynamic Representations to Foster Students’ Deep Understanding of Mathematics

A significant body of research has shown the benefits of dynamic representations technologies for learning. Dynamic representations embed mathematical relationships in objects that can be manipulated and illustrated in a...

Article January 1, 2011

Investigating Collaborative Innovation in a Virtual World Task

While much has been written about the importance of innovation, there is still much to learn about the specific behaviours that lead to innovation among groups. In this paper we...

Journal Article November 1, 2010

From Handheld Collaborative Tool to Effective Classroom Module: Embedding CSCL in a Broader Design Framework

The field of Computer Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL) includes designers who emphasize effectiveness, measured via experiments, as well as designers who emphasize context and conduct qualitative research on teaching and...

Journal Article August 1, 2010

Scaffolding Group Explanation and Feedback with Handheld Technology: Impact on Students’ Mathematics Learning

Based on strong research literatures, we conjectured that social processing of feedback by cooperating in a small group setting—with social incentives to ask questions, give explanations and discuss disagreements—would increase...

Article August 1, 2010

Scaffolding Group Explanation and Feedback with Handheld Technology: Impact on Students’ Mathematics Learning

Based on strong research literatures, we conjectured that social processing of feedback by cooperating in a small group setting–with social incentives to ask questions, give explanations and discuss disagreements–would increase...

Conference Paper May 1, 2010

Thinking With Data: A Cross-Disciplinary Approach To Teaching Data Literacy And Proportionality

The Thinking with Data project (TWD) expands on current notions of data literacy by (1) focusing on proportional reasoning as key to data literacy and (2) leveraging the non-mathematics disciplines...

Journal Article November 1, 2009

Scenario-Based Learning Assessment Reflection Toolkit

Problem-based learning (PBL) is an instructional technique that offers one way to contextualize academic learning in real world tasks. It is increasingly used to accelerate developmental education in mathematics and...

Conference Paper April 1, 2009

Challenges To Cross-Disciplinary Curricula: Data Literacy And Divergent Disciplinary Perspectives

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