Designing Online Playgrounds for Learning Mathematics

  • Designing Online Playgrounds for Learning Mathematics

    Heather Lynn Johnson, Peter Hornbein, and Dana Bryson
    Teachers expand conceptions of algebra using interactive tools, video conferencing and social media.
    Fully online courses can provide teachers fresh opportunities to expand their mathematical conceptions and infuse technology into their classroom teaching. We share the experience of two classroom teachers (Hornbein and Bryson) who participated in a fully online mathematics education course—Expanding Conceptions of Algebra (ECA)—designed and taught by a mathematics educator (Johnson).