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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 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
 
Description
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.
 
Objectives
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): 3236.
 

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