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The Role of Calculators in Math Education

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Author:Heidi Pomerantz, Bert Waits for USI/CPMSA
Description: 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
Languages: English
Resource Types: Calculators, Articles, Bibliographies
Math Ed Topics: Calculators, Pedagogical Research

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