Heather Bleecker

Heather Bleecker
Salish Kootenai College · Education and Mathematics

Doctor of Education


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Heather Bleecker currently works in the education and mathematics departments of Salish Kootenai College. Heather does research in Algebra, Teacher Education and Secondary Education.


Publications (4)
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Preparing preservice teachers to teach effectively with digital technologies and media (DTM) is at the heart of initial teacher preparation as digital access continues to increase throughout society. The development of preservice teacher technological pedagogical content knowledge (TPACK) is important in order to create DTM-rich instruction. This s...
Conference Paper
This paper reports on a project aimed at developing a system of professional support for the improvement of the Geometry for Teachers course that mathematics departments teach to preservice secondary teachers. We share data from interviews with 20 instructors to report on how they perceive their position of geometry instructors and the work they do...
Conference Paper
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Currently, the literature contains multiple approaches to teacher candidate TPACK development. The Learning Activity Types Short Courses, which assist with scaffolding the process of combining content, pedagogy, and technologies in instruction for teacher candidates, are a recent addition to the literature. The purpose of this study was to characte...


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