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Pedagogies for the engagement of girls in the learning of proportional reasoning through technology practice
This paper reports the results of two interventions involving the integrated study of mathematics and technology practice to girls in Years 6 and 7. The focus of the study was to look at factors thatExpand
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Exploring Secondary Mathematics Teachers’ Reasons for Not Using Computers in Their Teaching
Abstract Despite the availability of hardware and software, the mathematics staff in a technology-rich secondary school rarely used computers in their teaching. This study investigates the reasonsExpand
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A concrete approach to teaching symbolic algebra
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Student difficulties with the study of algebra have been well documented. Expand
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Decline of acid rain enhances mercury concentrations in fish.
M efforts have been made to reduce sulfur emissions in Europe. Acid rain pollution in Norway has diminished substantially, thanks to the 1979 Geneva Convention on Longrange Transboundary AirExpand
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Archives of environmental contamination.
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Recent Trends in Medicaid Physician Fees, 1993-1998
Paper will review evidence from survey on setting capitation rates, asking such questions as: Do states use competitive bidding, negotiations, or rate setting? How are rates set? What are the ratesExpand
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An exploration of methodological pluralism in nursing research.
The purpose of this article is to describe some important differences in methodological perspectives within the discipline of nursing. Four research traditions (empiric analytic, grounded theory,Expand
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Adding Value to the Teaching and Learning of Design and Technology
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We investigate students’ understandings of concepts embodied in the Systems strand of a technology syllabus as they grappled with a unit of work in technology for the first time. Expand
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The Responses of One School to the 2008 Year 9 NAPLAN Numeracy Test
In May 2008, the National Assessment Program - Literary and Numeracy (NAPLAN) (Ministerial Council on Education, Employment, Training and Youth Affairs, MCEETYA, 2008) conducted nation-wide tests forExpand
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Factors Influencing Computer Use in Mathematics Teaching in Secondary Schools
The reluctance of many mathematics teachers to embrace the use of computers in their teaching has been well documented. This paper report on a study that attempts to identify and describe the majorExpand
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