Teacher Interventions in Engaging Students with Dialogic Discourse for Rich Learning Opportunity in Mathematics Classrooms

Co-Investigator (2016–2019). This research investigates the effect of a teacher intervention program in engaging students with rich classroom discourse and rich learning opportunities in Hong Kong primary mathematics classrooms. (PI: Dr. Ni Yujing; Co-Is: Dr. Jinfa Cai, Dr. Alan Cheung, and Dr. Gaowei Chen) Funded by Research Grant Council of Hong Kong General Research Fund ($736,500 HKD) … Continue reading Teacher Interventions in Engaging Students with Dialogic Discourse for Rich Learning Opportunity in Mathematics Classrooms

3D Printing Technology: New Ways of Teaching, New Modes of Learning

Principal Investigator (May- August 2016). The goal of this project is explore the affordances of a 3D drawing (printing) environment in the learning of school mathematics, upon which to provide some speculations of how this may help to open new curriculum possibilities in mathematics. Funded by Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) Post-doctoral … Continue reading 3D Printing Technology: New Ways of Teaching, New Modes of Learning

Using Dynamic Geometry to Enhance the Learning of Calculus

Principal Investigator (2014-2016). The goal of project is to examine how a dynamic, touchscreen environment may influence calculus thinking and support communication for students with diverse linguistic backgrounds. Funded by the Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) Doctoral Fellowship ($40,000 CAD). Funding awarded for a full-time doctoral research (Oi-Lam Ng) at Simon … Continue reading Using Dynamic Geometry to Enhance the Learning of Calculus