ISBN-10:
1441156887
ISBN-13:
9781441156884
Pub. Date:
06/10/2010
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Teaching Mathematics Using ICT / Edition 3

Teaching Mathematics Using ICT / Edition 3

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ISBN-13: 9781441156884
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 06/10/2010
Edition description: Third Edition
Pages: 311
Product dimensions: 6.60(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Adrian Oldknow is Professor Emeritus at the University of Chichester, UK.

Ron Taylor is Hampshire LA's math inspector.

Linda Tetlow is a freelance education consultant and has written materials for teaching and learning mathematics for GCSE and A level using ICT. Linda was previously Head of Mathematics in a large comprehensive school and has taught online for Out of School Learning.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements vii

List of abbreviations and glossary viii

Introduction xi

Chapter 1 Why bother using ICT? 1

1.1 Chains of reasoning 1

1.2 What sort of mathematics might be involved, and how can ICT help? 2

1.3 Getting started using ICT in mathematics teaching 8

Chapter 2 What hardware is out there? 11

2.1 Introduction 11

2.2 Stand-alone and laptop PCs 13

2.3 Networked PCs 15

2.4 Ultra-mobile personal computers 16

2.5 Graphing calculators 17

2.6 Whole-class displays 18

2.7 Data-capture devices 19

2.8 Printers 19

2.9 The educational context 19

Chapter 3 What software is out there? 23

3.1 Introduction 23

3.2 'Small programs', manipulates and applets 25

3.3 Programming languages 32

3.4 General purpose software: word-processors, add-ins, spreadsheets 42

3.5 Graphing calculators (GCs) 46

3.6 Mathematics-specific software 49

3.7 Data-capture software 75

3.8 Multimedia tools 83

3.9 Internet resources 86

3.10 Summary 97

Chapter 4 How to plan effective use of ICT 99

4.1 Using ICT in the secondary mathematics classroom 99

4.2 Training needs - Expected Outcomes 107

4.3 Analysing effective use of ICT: case-studies 113

Chapter 5 How to choose appropriate ICT for your curriculum 161

5.1 Introduction 161

5.2 Number l65

5.3 Algebra 173

5.4 Geometry 187

5.5 Statistics and modelling 223

5.6 Links with other subjects 254

5.7 More advanced mathematics 274

Chapter 6 Why integrate ICT into mathematics teaching and learning? 291

6.1 Three possible reasons 291

6.2 Reference to reasearch from home and abroad 295

Chapter 7 Where is it all going? 301

7.1 ICT, society and the world of work 302

7.2 Implications for education and the curriculum 303

7.3 Mathematics and technological development 306

Appendix 308

Index 309

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