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The Effect of Combining 1:1 Computing, Interactive Core Curriculum, and Digital Teaching Platform on Learning Math: The Case of a Charter School in New York City

  • Dovi Weiss
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Abstract

This chapter describes the effect of combining 1:1 computing, interactive core curriculum and digital teaching platform on learning math in one charter school in Brooklyn (New York City) during 2011 school year. The digital teaching platform that was developed by Time To Know is a platform that enables the teacher to plan a lesson and conduct it in real time, and to receive formative and summative assessment reports for data-driven instruction, including real time progress and performance of each student. A collaborative case study was conducted that examined the impact of T2K program on teaching and learning practices and learning achievement in math among fourth and fifth grades at the school. Results show that teachers using the Time To Know program demonstrated significant growth in their effectiveness in differentiated teaching. Analysis of student learning achievement in math, as measured by the New York State (NYS) standardized test, indicated on a significant increase in percentage of students who have met the NYS proficiency level.

Keywords

Case study Computing Mathematics Educational reform Access Digital devices Teachers Students Classroom Research studies Student engagement Pedagogy Digital content Curricular resources Digital teaching platform Common core ELA Mathematics curriculum 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Kibbutzim CollegeTel-AvivIsrael

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