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Why do a tecaher use technology in teaching mathematics

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This was the last part of my presentation in National Meet ,NCERT,New Delhi on 22nd Dec,2012 celebration of National Mathematics Year.This slide show will give idea to teachers about the use of Technology in Teaching Mathematics.
Pratima Nayak,KV,Fort William,Kolkata
pnpratima@gmail.com.

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Why do a tecaher use technology in teaching mathematics

  1. 1. Why do a teacheruse Technology in Teaching Mathematics? Pratima Nayak pnpratima@gmail.com
  2. 2. What Researcher say about useof technology in teaching &learning…
  3. 3. Instead of drawing 20 different diagrams on a chalkboard by hand, teachers can create one diagram on a computer González says and manipulate it using thetheres no need for them to throw dynamic geometry software. away the Without the software. protractors andcompasses just yet.
  4. 4. During the project, the team found that 45% of students who usedNumber Net increased in the number of unique mathematical expressionsthey created after using Number Net, compared to 16% of students in thetraditional paper-based activity.
  5. 5. The main goal ofmathematics education in schools is the mathematisation of the child’s thinking. NCF -2005
  6. 6. Technology provides New Ways of Learning develop 21st century skills construct knowledge integrate project based learning ƒ Focuses thinking
  7. 7. Tools for teaching & learning Mathematics Learning Technology use Collaboration Presentation Evaluation
  8. 8. ƒ Learning resource centre (Websites ) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), http://www.ncert.nic.in/NCERTS http://www.ciet.nic.in Central Institute Of Educational Technology www.cbse.nic.in&http://www.icbse.coml http://www.mathplayground.com/ http://mathforum.org/library/ Lesson Plan NRICH(www.nrich.maths.org.uk) MATH CENTRAL(mathcentral.uregina.ca) MATH FORUM(www.mathforum.com) PBS(www.pbs.org/teachersource/math) DR. MATH(www.mathforum.com/dr.math)
  9. 9. Thousand of Websites can be accessed for Mathematics.
  10. 10. How can a teacher use websites for teaching? Multimedia• Syllabus • Rubrics recreations• E books • Survey questions• Sample questions • Quiz • Puzzles • Video • Riddles• Lesson plans • Interact & feedback • Animation • Math Games• Method of Teaching Mathematics Evaluation Concepts tools
  11. 11. Interactive Board
  12. 12. Graphic Calculators DynamicMicrosoft graphingMathematics tools (Geo Gebra ) Soft wares Dynamic geometry Mat lab tools ( Sketch Pad) Microsoft Excel / spreadsheet
  13. 13. MS Excel software
  14. 14. • Graphic Calculator• Evaluation of Triangles• Solution of equations• Conversion of units• Formulae
  15. 15. Fundamental conceptsinpre-algebra algebra trigonometry physics chemistryand calculus.
  16. 16. MATLAB is an interactive programming environment fordeveloping algorithms, analyzing and visualizing data, andmanaging projects. Math, Statistics, and Optimization• Symbolic Math Toolbox• Partial Differential Equation Toolbox• Statistics Toolbox• Curve Fitting Toolbox• Optimization Toolbox• Global Optimization Toolbox• Neural Network Toolbox• Model-Based Calibration Toolbox
  17. 17. Collaboration
  18. 18. Student Response system Students are empowered to take control of their own progress — they can gain insight into areas where they need help and seek it out.Students who are reluctant to speak in class can respond to teachers questions in anonymity. Teachers can do real-time assessments of students’collective and individual comprehension of a lesson and use that information to adjust the lesson plan or provide personalized instruction
  19. 19. 6.Barriers of use of Technology Not enough or limited access to computer hardware & computer software Lack of time in school schedule for projects involving ICT Lack of knowledge about ways to integrate ICT to enhance curriculum ƒ Not enough teacher training opportunities for ICT projects Lack of adequate technical support for ICT projects
  20. 20. New Role of the Teacher
  21. 21. Technology provides New Ways of Learning develop 21st century skills construct knowledge integrate project based learning ƒ Focuses thinking
  22. 22. New Roles of the Teacher Facilitating Developing Creativity leadershipConstruction of Developing promoting knowledge Communication critical thinking ƒ collaborative multidisciplinary Decision making learning problem-solving
  23. 23. Teaching Mathematics better for better Mathematics
  24. 24. References:• The-Star-Trek-style-classroom-future-replacing-blackboards-books 2012http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2236967/The-Star-Trek-style-classroom-future-replacing-blackboards-books.html?ito=feeds-newsxmlRoyal Academy of Engineering, ICT for the UKs future: the implications for thechanging nature of Information and Communications Technology. 2009, London: Royal Academy ofEngineering.• ICT in Education in India 2012-13http://www.icbse.com/ict-educationEvolving Classroom(2001)http://www.pbs.org/kcet/publicschool/evolving_classroom/technology.html• Why should a teacher use technology in his or her mathematics classroom?http://education.ti.com/sites/UK/downloads/pdf/Research%20Notes%20-%20Technology%20in%20Class.pdf(Prepared for Texas Instruments by the Center for Technology inLearning, SRI International, December 7, 2007)• Teaching with Technology 2006 http://cte.uwaterloo.ca/teaching_with_technology/ ƒ Research Report of NCERT 2009http://www.ncert.nic.in/new_ncert/ncert/rightside/links/pdf/focus_group/educational_technology.pdf• Research Findings and Implications for classroom Practice.(Texas Instruments)http://education.ti.com/sites/US/downloads/pdf/CL2872.pdf• Does Technology Hinder or Enhance Learning? Wai Mei Yeung-Fang(CELT)http://www.sjsu.edu/people/waimei.fang/articles/hinder-enhance.pdf• Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators’ Technology Committee. (2005). Draft positionstatement titled Preparing Teacher to Use Technology to Enhance the Learning of Mathematics.•http://www.edtechteacher.org/index.php/teaching-technology/86-great-tech-tools

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