THE USE OF INTERACTIVE INSTRUCTORS OF RECREATIONAL MATHEMATICS IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS

Gabriel López-Morteo, Marcos Galaviz-Férman, Gilberto López, M. Andrade-Aréchiga

Abstract

A methodology for secondary math teachers, designed to introduce information technology through Interactive Instructors of Recreational Mathematics (IIRM) and an electronic ludic learning environment in its practice, is studied. First, an instrument designed to find the level of knowledge of the teachers in information technologies was applied. We show the preliminary results of applying this device in 20 secondary schools of the region, which allowed us to choose three different representative scenarios, to make the case of study. As a result of the observations and interviews that were made, we show the form in which the teachers obtained a greater degree of interaction and participation from the students in the particular subjects that were taught. It allowed them to identify different levels of abilities and different learning progress among the students. Another important result of the investigation is the stable and reliable answer of the learning environment in realistic scenarios.

References

  1. Backhoff, E., Andrade, E., Peon, M., Sánchez, A., and Buozas, A. (2006). El aprendizaje del espan˜ol, las matemáticas y la expresión escrita en la educación básica en méxico: sexto de primaria y tercero de secundaria. Technical report, Instituto Nacional de Evaluación Educativa México.
  2. Braak, J. (2001). Factors influencing the use of computer mediated communication by teachers in secondary schools. Computers and Education, 36(1):41-57.
  3. Cabero, J., Duarte, A., and Barroso, J. (1997). La piedra angular para la incoporación de los medios audiovisuales, informáticos y nuevas tecnologías en los contextos educativos: la formación y el perfeccionamiento del profesorado. EDUTEC: Revista Electrónica de Tecnología Educativa, (8).
  4. Cedillo, T. (2001). Toward an algebra acquisition support system: A study based on using graphic calculators in the classroom. Mathematical Thinking and Learning, 3(4):221-259.
  5. Crook, C. (1994). Computers and the Collaborative Experience of Learning. Routhledge.
  6. Gorriz, C. M. and Medina, C. (2000). Engaging girls with computers through software games. Communications of the ACM, 43(1):42-50.
  7. Gros, B. (2002). Knowledge construction and technology. Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 11(4):323-343.
  8. Heuvelen, A. V. (2001). The workplace, student minds, and physics learning systems. Am. J. Phys., 69(11):1139- 1146.
  9. L ópez-Morteo, G. and L ópez-Mariscal, G. (2005). Computer support for learning mathematics: A learning environment based recreational learning objects. Computers and Education, in press.
  10. NCTM (2002). Principles and Standards for School Mathematics. National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.
  11. OCDE (2001). El estudio PISA de la OCDE proporciona datos internacionalmente comparables en cuanto al desempen˜o estudiantil. Organización para la Cooperación y el Desarrollo Económico.
  12. Sanchéz, J. S. (1998). Experimentación en compan˜ia: El aprendizaje colaborativo en Ludomática. Documento de Divulgación 04-98. Universidad de los Andes, Colombia.
  13. Wishart, J. (2000). Students' and teachers' perceptions of motivation and learning through the use in schools of multimedia encyclopaedias on cd-rom. Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 9(4):331- 345.
Download


Paper Citation


in Harvard Style

López-Morteo G., Galaviz-Férman M., López G. and Andrade-Aréchiga M. (2007). THE USE OF INTERACTIVE INSTRUCTORS OF RECREATIONAL MATHEMATICS IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS . In Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 3: WEBIST, ISBN 978-972-8865-79-5, pages 554-558. DOI: 10.5220/0001290505540558


in Bibtex Style

@conference{webist07,
author={Gabriel López-Morteo and Marcos Galaviz-Férman and Gilberto López and M. Andrade-Aréchiga},
title={THE USE OF INTERACTIVE INSTRUCTORS OF RECREATIONAL MATHEMATICS IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 3: WEBIST,},
year={2007},
pages={554-558},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001290505540558},
isbn={978-972-8865-79-5},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 3: WEBIST,
TI - THE USE OF INTERACTIVE INSTRUCTORS OF RECREATIONAL MATHEMATICS IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS
SN - 978-972-8865-79-5
AU - López-Morteo G.
AU - Galaviz-Férman M.
AU - López G.
AU - Andrade-Aréchiga M.
PY - 2007
SP - 554
EP - 558
DO - 10.5220/0001290505540558