Share Paper: Understanding the use of Technological Tools (iPads) teaching a specific mathematics topic through the PCK-EC model – Case study

  1. Mercy Pena-Morales, Universidad Surcolombiana, Colombia
  2. Timothy Pelton, University of Victoria, Canada
  3. Leslee Francis-Pelton, University of Victoria, Canada
Tuesday, March 27 4:55 PM-5:15 PM Wright

Abstract: The Pedagogical Content Knowledge in an Educational Context (PCK-EC) model was used to describe a teacher’s pedagogical content knowledge as he taught specific mathematics topics using a particular technological tool (mainly iPads). The PCK-EC considers five dimensions, including: teachers’ Attitudes, the Knowledge of Technology (KT), the Knowledge of Learners’ Cognition (KLC), the Knowledge of Subject Matter (KSM), and the Knowledge of Pedagogy (KP). These dimensions are immersed within an educational context that includes curriculum and standards; social, cultural, and economic context; teaching and learning conditions defined by the School District; and teaching conditions in the classroom. The PCK-EC framework supported ...