Impact Of Calculators On Mathematics Instruction / Edition 1

Impact Of Calculators On Mathematics Instruction / Edition 1

by George W. Bright
     
 

ISBN-10: 0819193097

ISBN-13: 9780819193094

Pub. Date: 12/09/1993

Publisher: The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group Inc

This book explores the impact of calculators on mathematics instruction in grades K-14. The authors examine underlying theoretical and research information which supports the use of calculators in the mathematics classroom. Chapters examine general issues related to calculator use. Successful calculator projects, while further discussing direction for the future

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This book explores the impact of calculators on mathematics instruction in grades K-14. The authors examine underlying theoretical and research information which supports the use of calculators in the mathematics classroom. Chapters examine general issues related to calculator use. Successful calculator projects, while further discussing direction for the future utilization of calculators in mathematics. Many authors contributed articles to this original work, focusing on the benefits of calculators. Authors included are: George W. Bright, Hersholt C. Waxman, Susan E. Williams, Thomas A Romberg, Jane F. Schielack, Clarence J. Dockweiler, Gary C. Bitter, Mary M. Hatfield, Juanita V. Copley, Shwu-Yong L. Huang, Paul A. Kennedy, Bert K. Waits, Franklin Demana, Donald R. LaTorre, and John G. Harvey. Contents: Multiple Perspectives on the Impact of Calculators on the Mathematics Curriculum; Assessment and Technology; Calculator Inservice for Mathematics Teachers; Using the Calculator to Develop Number and Operation Sense, K-Grade 5; The Calculator Project; Assessing School-Wide Impact of Calculator Integration; Research on Calculator Use in Middle School Mathematics Classrooms; The Graphing Calculator in Pre-Algebra Courses; Research and Practice; The Calculator and Computer Precalculus Project (C2PC): What Have We Learned in Ten years?; Supercalculators in Undergraduate Mathematics; Teaching Mathematics with Calculators (TMC): A Local and National Inservice Teacher Education Project; Future Direction of the Study of Calculators in Mathematics Classrooms.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780819193094
Publisher:
The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group Inc
Publication date:
12/09/1993
Pages:
146
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 5.50(h) x 0.34(d)

Table of Contents

Multiple Perspectives on the Impact of Calculators on the Mathematics Curriculum1
Assessment and Technology7
Calculator Inservice for Mathematics Teachers27
Using the Calculator to Develop Number and Operation Sense, K - Grade 541
The Calculator Project: Assessing School-Wide Impact of Calculator Integration49
Research on Calculator Use in Middle School Mathematics Classrooms67
The Graphing Calculator in Pre-Algebra Courses: Research and Practice79
The Calculator and Computer Precalculus Project (C[superscript 2]PC): What Have We Learned in Ten Years?91
Supercalculators in Undergraduate Mathematics111
Teaching Mathematics with Calculators (TMC): A Local and National Inservice Teacher Education Project119
Future Directions for the Study of Calculators in Mathematics Classrooms131

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