What are the needs for and causes of remediation -> leading to appropriate course design;
Lack of rigor, lack of understanding of college expectations, graduation standards not meeting college requirements?
Course design offers solution to these issues
Change in curriculum and instruction
Using innovative methods, tools, technology
Attitude and Achievement
What technology offers promising research results;
Handheld technology tool of choice (ex.: graphing calculator).
Immediacy of results
Engagement beyond pencil paper tasks
Prediction of results and repetition of activities
What are some innovative methods of instruction using these tools and technology in the science and mathematics classrooms.
technology integration when combined with appropriate pedagogies provides additional opportunities for learning and understanding, makes learning more relevant, challenging, authentic, and exploratory
uniqueness of the hand-held technology allows for students to collect data in real time, to view graphs of the data in real time, and to make a more immediate connection between the concepts being studied and the representations of that concept