Teachers share success stories and ideas that stimulate thinking about the effective use of technology in K–grade 6 classrooms. This article describes how students can use available technology to communicate and share their thinking in popular media formats.
Brandt S. Lapko
Jennifer Orr and Jennifer Suh
Teachers share success stories and ideas that stimulate thinking about the effective use of technology in K—grade 6 classrooms. One way to keep young students engaged and interested in practicing counting is to involve them in using cameras. This article explains how first graders capture 100 images, use Windows MovieMaker or PhotoStory to turn the still images into a video, and then narrate a story using precise math vocabulary to explain their mathematical thinking.
Rochelle Goldberg Kaplan and Sandra Alon
Professional development equips practitioners with skills to enhance student learning.
Katherine A. G. Phelps
Fourth- and fifth-grade learners can use differentiated number sets within CGI problem structures to add and subtract fractions with unlike denominators.
Jennifer Suh and Padmanabhan Seshaiyer
Foundational in understanding place value and our decimal number system, this concept is explored through a practiced-based activity designed to develop teachers' technology knowledge for teaching mathematics. The activity focuses on number sense using online applets and various related models and representations.