Digital Making in Elementary Mathematics Education

Digital Making in Elementary Mathematics Education There is currently an increased focus on technology and on making, pointing to new opportunities for engaging learners in constructionist practices with digital technology. In this context, we share our investigations of elementary school mathematics applications of Arduino and Chibitronics, two popular environments for making digital circuits and controlling them with code. We are especially interested in affordances typically associated with coding and more generally with computational thinking--low floor, high ceiling, abstraction, automation and dynamic modelling (Papert 1980; Wing (Commun ACM 49(3);33-35, 2006), (Philos Trans R Soc A 366(1881):3717-3725, 2008))--and how these affordances manifest themselves in making experiences with digital tangibles. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Digital Experiences in Mathematics Education Springer Journals

Digital Making in Elementary Mathematics Education

Loading next page...
 
/lp/springer_journal/digital-making-in-elementary-mathematics-education-vU0evgqrth
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 2016 by Springer International Publishing
Subject
Education; Mathematics Education; Educational Technology; Learning and Instruction
ISSN
2199-3246
eISSN
2199-3254
D.O.I.
10.1007/s40751-016-0020-x
Publisher site
See Article on Publisher Site

Abstract

There is currently an increased focus on technology and on making, pointing to new opportunities for engaging learners in constructionist practices with digital technology. In this context, we share our investigations of elementary school mathematics applications of Arduino and Chibitronics, two popular environments for making digital circuits and controlling them with code. We are especially interested in affordances typically associated with coding and more generally with computational thinking--low floor, high ceiling, abstraction, automation and dynamic modelling (Papert 1980; Wing (Commun ACM 49(3);33-35, 2006), (Philos Trans R Soc A 366(1881):3717-3725, 2008))--and how these affordances manifest themselves in making experiences with digital tangibles.

Journal

Digital Experiences in Mathematics EducationSpringer Journals

Published: May 27, 2016

References

You’re reading a free preview. Subscribe to read the entire article.


DeepDyve is your
personal research library

It’s your single place to instantly
discover and read the research
that matters to you.

Enjoy affordable access to
over 18 million articles from more than
15,000 peer-reviewed journals.

All for just $49/month

Explore the DeepDyve Library

Search

Query the DeepDyve database, plus search all of PubMed and Google Scholar seamlessly

Organize

Save any article or search result from DeepDyve, PubMed, and Google Scholar... all in one place.

Access

Get unlimited, online access to over 18 million full-text articles from more than 15,000 scientific journals.

Your journals are on DeepDyve

Read from thousands of the leading scholarly journals from SpringerNature, Elsevier, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford University Press and more.

All the latest content is available, no embargo periods.

See the journals in your area

DeepDyve

Freelancer

DeepDyve

Pro

Price

FREE

$49/month
$360/year

Save searches from
Google Scholar,
PubMed

Create lists to
organize your research

Export lists, citations

Read DeepDyve articles

Abstract access only

Unlimited access to over
18 million full-text articles

Print

20 pages / month

PDF Discount

20% off