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SSTP Summer 2005 Working Group
Visualizing Functions

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Participants will explore selected functions from multiple perspectives. Functions of interest may include polynomials and trigonometric functions, but also matrix functions and geometrical transformations. One possible topic would be the use of computer algebra systems to work with functions, and how these can support or hinder learning. For this topic teachers could study relevant research, design and evaluate lessons based on this study, or discuss implications for their own work with students.

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This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under DMS-0940733 and DMS-1441467. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.