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  • Math and Technology
    How does it work???
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  • Issues and Problems in Mathematics
  • There are six principles that address the issues to math programs…
    Equity
    Curriculum
    Teaching
    Learning
    Assessment
    Technology
    The NCTM stresses that “technology is essential in teaching and learning mathematics.”
  • Technology Integration Strategies for Mathematics
  • Strategies one through three
    Virtual manipulatives:
    Teachers use software models to make an abstract concept more concrete for the students.
    Mathematical problem solving:
    Teaching students to use graphing calculators and systems on the computer to aid in solving problems.
    Using calculator-based labs can be beneficial.
    Representation of mathematical principles:
    It has been found that having a student use a graphing calculator can improve their understanding of functions and graphs. Interactive software can also improve student’s understanding.
  • Strategies four through six
    Data-driven curricula:
    Computer spreadsheets allow students to work with number concepts, operations, and patterns with data taken from different sources.
    Math-related communications:
    Websites created by/for students can be very beneficial to the communication of students for projects.
    Skill-building and practice:
    Tutorials and skill-building software's have been developed for years. By building up a students’ skills, they are enabled to learn more advanced skills.
  • Students with disabilities
    Students who have disabilities or are gifted or ELL may have trouble with sequences or the order of numbers. What these students need is a teacher to show them how to work a calculator.
    There are several online calculators that would be useful as well as instructional support for calculators.
  • Math Lesson
    What do you know, you made a video!
  • Overview
    The lesson I created is for my 8th grade mathematics class. The students are split into groups and have to create a presentation involving math problems to present in front of the class.
    Photo from math.ca