Technology In The Math Classroom

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Technology In The Math Classroom

  1. 1. Technology in the math classroom<br />
  2. 2. Advantages<br />Motivates students<br />Helps students conceptualize topics<br />Utilizing technology is now part of state educational standards<br />To differentiate instruction and appeal to multiple learning styles<br />Builds self-confidence<br />
  3. 3. Disadvantages<br />Can be costly<br />Changes rapidly so constant upgrading and professional development to learn new programs is essential<br />Plagiarism<br />Access to resources for all students <br />
  4. 4. Technology to use in math<br />Geometer’s Sketchpad<br />Brainpop.com<br />TI Navigator<br />
  5. 5. Geometer’s Sketchpad<br />User friendly<br />Allows students to construct, measure, and manipulate figures<br />Helps students conceptualize mathematics concepts<br />
  6. 6. Sample Activity using Geometer’s Sketchpad<br />Video of Geometer&apos;s Sketchpad Lesson<br />
  7. 7. Brainpop.com<br />Interactive web-site<br />Contains resources for math, science, social studies, English, arts and music, health, and technology<br />Utilizes state education standards<br />Provides tutorials, practice, and graphic organizers, resources for educators, and more<br />
  8. 8. TI Navigator<br />Allows teachers to link up with students’ graphing calculators to view progress instantly and provide immediate feedback to students<br />Allows students to graph and manipulate functions<br />Students can conceptualize the topic and are actively engaged in the lesson<br />
  9. 9. How to set up a class to utilize ti Navigator<br />Video on setting up TI Navigator<br />
  10. 10. references<br />Brain pop. (2010). Retrieved from http://www.brainpop.com/<br /> Education technology. (2010). Retrieved from <br /> http://education.ti.com/educationportal/sites/US/productDetail/us_ti_navigator.html<br />Martinez-Cruz, A. (2010). The Geometer&apos;s sketchpad. Retrieved from <br /> http://www.wiley.com/college/musser/CL_0471263796_S/sketchpad/sketchpad_tutorial/index.html<br />National Council of Teacher of Mathematics, . (2004). Algebra standard for grades 9–12. <br /> Retrieved from Algebra Standard for Grades 9–12<br />Shaw, D.E. (2010). Report to the president on the use of technology to strengthen k-12 education <br /> in the united states. Retrieved from http://www.ostp.gov/cs/report_to_the_president_on_the_use_of_technology_to_strengthen_k12_education_in_the_united_states#exec<br />Wilson, J. (2010). Mathematics problem solving using geometer&apos;s sketchpad and graphing <br /> technology. Retrieved from http://jwilson.coe.uga.edu/TiMER/TiMER.MN.html<br />

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