Share Paper: Developing Techno-Pedagogical Skills in Preservice Elementary Mathematics Teachers

  1. Esra Balgalmis, Middle East Technical University, Turkey
  2. Erdinc Cakiroglu, Middle East Technical University, Turkey
  3. Didem Akyuz, Middle East Technical University, Turkey
  4. Kathryn Shafer, Ball State University, United States
Monday, March 5 4:00-4:20 PM Capitol A

Abstract: Abstract: This study was designed to explore the role of a dynamic geometry course on pre-service teachers’ techno-pedagogical skills about the use of technology in mathematics classroom. During 2010-2011 academic year spring semester eighteen pre-service teachers participated in this study. The research method of the study is a case study. Interviews, observations, lecturer products, student products and reflection papers were used as a data collection tools. The results of the study showed that technology based courses help pre-service teachers to obtain techno-pedagogical skills about mathematics and conceptual understanding related to use of technology in mathematics classroom. Pre-service teachers think that ...