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The Math Forum is a center for math education research, especially in the use of the Internet and other learning technologies for math education and teacher training. Here is a sampling of the results of our efforts over the years. (See the Research page for a selection of other math education research organizations and projects.)
 A comprehension tool for mathematics?: the Math Forum @ Drexel's Online Mentoring Guide
 Renninger, Ray, Luft, and Newton

Two studies of the Math Forum's Online Mentoring Guide (OMG) address whether and how online comprehension tools might support mathematics learning. In
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 Encouraging Mathematical Thinking, Discourse around a Rich Problem
 Math Forum: Bridging Research and Practice Group (BRAP)

This videopaper by the Math Forum's Bridging Research and Practice Group (BRAP) of teacher practitioners and Math Forum Staff opens a conversation
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 Ethnography at the Math Forum [PDF file]
 Wesley Shumar

A discussion of the author's research on teacher communities, networking, and professional development online through the Math Forum, and techniques
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 If You Build It, Will They Come? Participant Involvement in Digital Libraries
 Giersch, Klotz, McMartin, Muramatsu, Renninger, Shumar, and Weimar

A paper concerning a workshop involving representatives from several digital libraries with user participation. The workshop explored the ways users
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 The Impact of the Math Forum's Problem(s) of the Week on Students' Mathematical Thinking
 K. Ann Renninger, Laura Farra, and Claire FeldmanRiordan

Article in PDF format. Presented at the International Conference of the Learning Sciences
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 Learning & Mathematics Discussion Sessions
 Math Forum

Newsgroup discussions inspired by recent work on how students learn mathematics among mathematicians, teachers of mathematics, and students of
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 The Roles of Interest and Mathematical Beliefs in Preservice Teachers' Learning to Mentor Online [PDF]
 Ray & Renninger

Paper presented as part of a symposium, American Educational Research Association, Chicago, IL. A study of preservice teachers working with the Math
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 Students' Interest for and Work with AppletEnhanced Word Problems
 Renninger, Sinclair, Hand, Stohl, Alejandre, and Underwood

Article from the International Conference on Learning Sciences archive, Proceedings of the 6th international conference on Learning sciences.
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