Integrating Web 2.0 Tools into the Curriculum

Rightly so, current educational technology theory tells us that content and pedagogy need to be at the forefront of every technology integration attempt. Building upon Lee Shulman’s theory of the context-specific relationship between content knowledge and pedagogical knowledge, the TPACK framework adds that technological knowledge must also be considered (Mishra & Koehler, 2006). Technological knowledge … Continue reading

Creative Mathematics

Creative Mathematics

In reading a post from All the Best Bits, titled “Misunderstanding Math“, my jaw dropped to the floor. I read comments such as: “So ultimately, math is about patterns, logical and inter-related processes, puzzles, models, consistencies, inconsistencies, causality, correlations, and all sorts of profoundly interesting ideas. Practicing real math is nothing less than a creative … Continue reading