ERIC Number: EJ783802
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Feb
Reference Count: 6
Why Math Blogs?
Pyon, Shirley M.
Teaching Children Mathematics, v14 n6 p331-335 Feb 2008
In this action-research study, a third-grade teacher explores the impact of student blogs on the quality of their mathematical discussions. The teacher introduced math blogs to facilitate a productive online discussion focused on multistep story problems. (Contains 2 figures.)
Descriptors: Action Research, Grade 3, Elementary School Mathematics, Mathematics Instruction, Computer Mediated Communication, Word Problems (Mathematics), Educational Technology, Computer Uses in Education, Thinking Skills, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Metacognition, Mathematical Logic
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Education; Grade 3
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