The Role of Calculators in Math Education
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|Heidi Pomerantz, Bert Waits for USI/CPMSA|
|This PDF article outlines the benefits of calculator use in mathematics classrooms from kindergarten through the university level, describing how calculators, when used appropriately, can be a tool for learning mathematics. The document has six sections: Introduction; "Dispelling the Myths"; "Parents, Calculators, and Kids: What Parents Should Know About the Benefits of Calculator Use"; "Calculators: Elementary School Teachers' Concerns"; "Graphing Calculators: Issues Affecting Secondary School Teachers and University Professors"; and References.|
|Levels:||Elementary, Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), College|
|Resource Types:||Calculators, Articles, Bibliographies|
|Math Ed Topics:||Calculators, Pedagogical Research|
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