National Educational Computing Conference (NECC)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Join us for our Full Day Workshop!
Sunday, June 26, 2005
9:00 am  4:00 pm (box lunch provided)
Room 350, William Penn High School
1333 North Broad St., Philadelphia
Math Tools: Using Technology in the Mathematics Classroom
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Agenda for the Day
 Facilitators:
 Suzanne Alejandre
 Geri AndersonNielsen
 Ihor Charischak
 Annie Fetter
 Cynthia Lanius
 Steve Weimar

 Session type: handson, full computer lab access

 Intended Audience:
 Staff Developers, Technology Integration Facilitators, Teacher Educators (College/University Faculty), PK12 Teachers

 Description
 Use tools that build mathematical thinking and learning. Explore mathematical topics using various tools such as Webbased applets, spreadsheets, and The Geometer's Sketchpad.

 Objectives
 use webbased math lessons and and tools to explore various mathematical topics
 use webbased Math Tools site to locate, evaluate, and discuss webbased tools
 use spreadsheets to explore mathematical topics
 use Geometer's Sketchpad™ to explore geometric topics

 Supporting Research
 Boersvan Oosterum, Monique Agnes Maria. Understanding of Variables and Their Uses Acquired by Students in Traditional and ComputerIntensive Algebra. Ph.D. diss., University of Maryland College Park, 1990.

 Clements, Douglas H. Young Children and Technology. In Dialogue on Early Childhood Science, Mathematics, and Technology Education, edited by G. D. Nelson, pp. 92105. Washington, D.C.: American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1999a.

 Zbiek, Rose Mary. The Pentagon Problem: Geometric Reasoning with Technology. Mathematics Teacher 89 (February 1996): 8690.

 Zbiek, Rose Mary, and B. Glass. Conjecturing and Formal Reasoning about Functions in a Dynamic Environment. Proceedings of the Twelfth International Conference on Technology in Collegiate Mathematics, edited by G. Goodell. Reading, Mass.: Addison Wesley Longman, forthcoming.

 Zbiek, Rose Mary, and M. Kathleen Heid. The Skateboard Experiment: Mathematical Modeling for Beginning Algebra. Computing Teacher 18, no. 2 (1990): 32Ð36.

