Technology-enabled Mathematics Education : Optimising Student Engagement book cover
1st Edition

Technology-enabled Mathematics Education
Optimising Student Engagement

ISBN 9781032084534
Published June 30, 2021 by Routledge
162 Pages 11 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

Technology-enabled Mathematics Education explores how teachers of mathematics are using digital technologies to enhance student engagement in classrooms, from the early years through to the senior years of school.

The research underpinning this book is grounded in real classrooms. The chapters offer ten rich case studies of mathematics teachers who have become exemplary users of technology. Each case study includes the voices of leaders, teachers and their students, providing insights into their practices, beliefs and perceptions of mathematics and technology-enabled teaching. These insights inform an exciting new theoretical model, the Technology Integration Pyramid, for guiding teachers and researchers as they endeavour to understand the complexities involved in planning for effective teaching with technology.

This book is a unique resource for educational researchers and students studying primary and secondary mathematics teaching, as well as practising mathematics teachers.

Table of Contents

1. Why Teach Mathematics with Technology?  2. Teaching Mathematics with Technology: The Current State of Play  3. Mathematics Teaching, Technology, and Student Engagement  4. Technology in Early Years Mathematics Classrooms  5. Technology in the Primary Mathematics Classroom  6. Technology in the Secondary Classroom  7. Technology Use in Mathematics Classrooms: What do School Leaders, Teachers, and Students say?  8. Introducing the Technology Integration Pyramid (Mathematics)


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Catherine Attard is an Associate Professor in primary mathematics education at Western Sydney University. She is a multiple award-winning educator who has transformed teaching and learning in mathematics for pre-service and practising teachers.

Kathryn Holmes is a Professor of Education (STEM) at Western Sydney University and began her career as a teacher of secondary mathematics and science. She has a long-standing interest in researching educational technology and its potential for enhancing teaching and learning.