National Educational Computing Conference (NECC)
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
- Suzanne Alejandre
- Geri Anderson-Nielsen
- Ihor Charischak
- Annie Fetter
- Cynthia Lanius
- Steve Weimar
- Session type: hands-on, full computer lab access
- Intended Audience:
- Staff Developers, Technology Integration Facilitators, Teacher Educators (College/University Faculty), PK-12 Teachers
- Use tools that build mathematical thinking and learning. Explore mathematical topics using various tools such as Web-based applets, spreadsheets, and The Geometer's Sketchpad.
- use web-based math lessons and and tools to explore various mathematical topics
- use web-based Math Tools site to locate, evaluate, and discuss web-based tools
- use spreadsheets to explore mathematical topics
- use Geometer's Sketchpad™ to explore geometric topics
- Supporting Research
- Boers-van Oosterum, Monique Agnes Maria. Understanding of Variables and Their Uses Acquired by Students in Traditional and Computer-Intensive 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. 92-105. 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): 86-90.
- 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.