Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/17652
Title: Changing Children's Stance towards Mathematics through Mobile Teaching: The Case of Robot A.L.E.X.
Contributor(s): Kyriakides, Andreas O (author); Meletiou-Mavrotheris, Maria (author); Prodromou, Theodosia  (author)orcid 
Publication Date: 2015
Handle Link: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/17652
Abstract: In this chapter, we argue for the importance of embedding computer programming into existing mathematics curricula through the use of educational games apps. We illustrate the app's opportunities by showing how programming was incorporated into a task undertaken by a group of 10-11 year old students. This was their first experience of computer programming at the primary level. The results of this study contribute to understanding a) the development of students' reasoning about mathematical concepts and procedures throughout the participants' engagement with A.L.E.X. app, and b) students' articulated impressions about educational games apps with mathematical content, including students' acknowledgment of the pedagogical role that an iPad could play.
Publication Type: Book Chapter
Source of Publication: Integrating Touch-Enabled and Mobile Devices into Contemporary Mathematics Education, p. 125-148
Publisher: Information Science Reference
Place of Publication: Hershey, United States of America
ISBN: 9781466687141
9781466687158
Field of Research (FOR): 130212 Science, Technology and Engineering Curriculum and Pedagogy
130208 Mathematics and Numeracy Curriculum and Pedagogy
130202 Curriculum and Pedagogy Theory and Development
HERDC Category Description: B1 Chapter in a Scholarly Book
Other Links: http://nla.gov.au/anbd.bib-an54689270
Series Name: Advances in Mobile and Distance Learning (AMDL) Book Series
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