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Activity: Advanced Placement Calculus with the TI-89
Go to: http://education.ti.com/.../activitybook_89_ap_calculus.html (opens a new window)
Description: The TI-89 incorporates graphical and numerical features with a powerful computer algebra system that has the potential to dramatically alter how and what our students should learn. By incorporating this technology in the mathematics classroom, our students truly have a tool that facilitates a "three-fold" (numeric, graphic and analytic) approach to understanding and using mathematics. Teachers can use the computer algebra capability of the TI-89 to create a lab setting where students discover concepts and theorems. When students discover a theorem they feel a sense of ownership and an interest in the proof of the theorem. The activity book is available for purchase or each activity can be downloaded free in PDF format.
Technology Type: TI-89 
Author: Ray Barton and John Diehl
Language: English 
Cost: Does not require payment for use

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Courses: Calculus General