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Research Bibliography

These research articles discuss some of TouchCounts’ theoretical foundations and empirical findings related to its use:

  • Cohen, R., Chorney, S. & Sinclair, N. (2017). Equity and Access to the Complexity of Number: A Multimodal, Digital Approach. In S. Celedon-Pattichis, D. White & M. Civil (Eds), Access and Equity: Promoting high quality mathematics in grades K-2. Reston, VA: NCTM.
  • Ferrara, F., & Saviolo, K. (2018). Touching Numbers and Feeling Quantities: Methodological Dimensions of Working with TouchCounts. In. N. Calder, K. Larkin and N. Sinclair (Eds.), Using Mobile Technologies in the Teaching and Learning of Mathematics. Cham, Switzerland: Springer International Publishing.
  • Jackiw, N. & Sinclair, N. (2017). TouchCounts and gesture design. In T. Hammond, A. Adler & M. Prasad (Eds), Frontiers in pen and touch: Impact of pen and touch technology on education. (pp. 51-61). Cham, Switzerland: Springer International Publishing.
  • Sedaghatjou, M. & Campbell, S. (2017). Exploring cardinality in the era of touchscreen- based technology. International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, 48(8), 1225–1239.
  • Sinclair, N., Chorney, S. & Rodney, S. (2015). Rhythm in number: exploring the affective, social and mathematical dimensions of using TouchCounts. Mathematics Education Research Journal, 28(1), 31-51.
  • Sinclair, N., & Heyd-Metzuyanim, E. (2014-2019). Learning number with TouchCounts: The role of emotions and the body in mathematical communication. Technology, Knowledge and Learning, 19, 81-99. (This paper describes how TouchCounts engages children in self-initiated mathematic activity that enables them to develop more fluency in counting and adding.)
  • Sinclair, N. & Pimm, D. (2015). Whatever be their number: Counting on the visible, the audible and the tangible. In M. Meletiou-Mavrotheris, K. Mavrou & E. Paparistodemou (Eds), Integrating touch-enabled and mobile devices into contemporary mathematics education (pp. 50-80). Hershey, PA: IBI Global.
  • Sinclair, N. & Pimm, D. (2015). Mathematics using multiple sense: Developing finger gnosis with three-and four-year-olds in an era of multi-touch technologies. Asia-Pacific Journal of Research in Early Childhood Education, 9(3), 99-109.
  • Sinclair, N. & Zazkis, R. (2017). Everybody counts: Designing tasks for TouchCounts. In A. Leung & A. Baccaglini-Frank (Eds), Digital technologies in designing mathematics education tasks (pp. 175-191). Cham, Switzerland: Springer International Publishing.

See also the TouchTimes Research Bibliography for related papers.