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Using Family Literacybbags To Enhance Parental Involvement, Martha Taylor Dever, D. C. Burts Jan 2002

Using Family Literacybbags To Enhance Parental Involvement, Martha Taylor Dever, D. C. Burts

Teacher Education and Leadership Faculty Publications

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Exploring Representation In The Middle Grades: Investigations In Geometry With Virtual Manipulatives, Patricia S. Moyer-Packenham, J. J. Bolyard Jan 2002

Exploring Representation In The Middle Grades: Investigations In Geometry With Virtual Manipulatives, Patricia S. Moyer-Packenham, J. J. Bolyard

Teacher Education and Leadership Faculty Publications

Examines the importance of virtual manipulatives from the Internet to geometrical learning and teaching in classrooms. Purpose of the incorporation of virtual manipulatives; Definition of dynamic visual representation; Advantages of virtual manipulatives; Discussion on the concept of representation.


Learning To Question: Categories Of Questioning Used By Preservice Teachers During Diagnostic Mathematics Interviews, Patricia S. Moyer-Packenham, Elizabeth Milewicz Jan 2002

Learning To Question: Categories Of Questioning Used By Preservice Teachers During Diagnostic Mathematics Interviews, Patricia S. Moyer-Packenham, Elizabeth Milewicz

Teacher Education and Leadership Faculty Publications

Developing appropriate questioning techniques is an important part of mathematics teaching and assessment. This study examined the questioning strategies used by 48 preservice teachers during one-on-one diagnostic mathematics interviews with children. Each participant conducted an audiotaped interview with one child, followed by an analysis and reflection of the interview. Data were analyzed to develop general categories of questions used by the preservice teachers. These categories included: 1) checklisting, 2) instructing rather than assessing, and 3) probing and follow-up questions. The analyses and reflections completed by preservice teachers indicated that using the diagnostic interview format allowed them to recognize and reflect ...