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Technology In Math Education

Although incorporating technology in classrooms is encouraged, using calculators in math is still controversial.

Alexandra Ledesman

on 18 October 2012

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Transcript of Technology In Math Education

Is technology in math class necessary? What do you think? -Find lengths, ares, and volumes. Computer Algebra System TI-Nspire CXCAS Adding, Subtracting, Multiplying, and Dividing, square roots, etc TI-Nspire
CXCAS I think it stops students from learn useful pencil/paper skills. I think this helps students with standardized tests. I think this makes the class fun because students solve real world problems. Calculator
Controversy What kind of technology is used? Is it expensive? How does it affect learning? Simple calculations Complex algebraic functions, graphing, and more! Technology in Math Education What does CAS stand for? TI-Nspire
CXCAS Regular
Calculator Scientific Calculator w/o CAs (cc) photo by medhead on Flickr What can you do with it? -Solve equations -Solve simultaneous equations -Sketch inequations -Handle function notation -Determine unknown values -Find summaries and produce box plots -Generate a scatter plot -Expand and factorize algebraic expressions. -Plot quadratic graphs http://education.ti.com/educationportal/sites/US/productDetail/us_nspire_cx_cas.html Online Tutorials and Resources Introduction into Technology in classrooms What they use in class There is more to learn CAS is what makes it different Big difference between calculators What do you know about it? Website Software used for Home Learning Fcat Explorer Course Compass Cost Introduction into technology in classrooms Not all Calculators are created Equal Controversy TI-Nspire CXCAS In Action Khan Acadamy TI-Nspire Activities and Overview Lets find out! References http://www.essentialmaths.com.au/vels_student/files/Year10_tinspire.pdf http://education.ti.com/calculators/timathnspired/US/Activities/Subject?sa=1008 http://education.ti.com/educationportal/sites/US/productDetail/us_nspire_cx_cas.html http://atcm.mathandtech.org/EP2010/regular/3052010_18472.pdf http://www.authorstream.com/Presentation/aSGuest705-94196-cas-maths-classroom-science-technology-ppt-powerpoint/
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