Technology is the Plate!
Tools that Enhance Elementary Problem Solving

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
Atlanta, GA ~ 21 March 2007

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The Role of Technology

  • Helps students uncover the math, understand and solve problems
    • Provides multiple ways to model/represent the math of the problem
    • Fosters visualization of the problem situation
    • Removes the tedium and allows students to focus on the ideas
    • Facilitates pattern discovery
    • Makes richer mathematics accessible to more children.
    • Motivates students.
  • Helps students communicate the results of their learning
    • Revisability
    • Greater variety

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