Impact of Calculators on Mathematics Instruction

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George W. Bright, Hersholt C. Waxman, Susan Elaine Williams
University Press of America, 1994 - Mathematics - 138 pages
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This book explores the impact of calculators on mathematics instruction in grades K-14. The authors examine underlying theoretical and research information which supports the use of calculators in the mathematics classroom. Chapters examine general issues related to calculator use. Successful calculator projects, while further discussing direction for the future utilization of calculators in mathematics. Many authors contributed articles to this original work, focusing on the benefits of calculators. Authors included are: George W. Bright, Hersholt C. Waxman, Susan E. Williams, Thomas A Romberg, Jane F. Schielack, Clarence J. Dockweiler, Gary C. Bitter, Mary M. Hatfield, Juanita V. Copley, Shwu-Yong L. Huang, Paul A. Kennedy, Bert K. Waits, Franklin Demana, Donald R. LaTorre, and John G. Harvey. Contents: Multiple Perspectives on the Impact of Calculators on the Mathematics Curriculum; Assessment and Technology; Calculator Inservice for Mathematics Teachers; Using the Calculator to Develop Number and Operation Sense, K-Grade 5; The Calculator Project; Assessing School-Wide Impact of Calculator Integration; Research on Calculator Use in Middle School Mathematics Classrooms; The Graphing Calculator in Pre-Algebra Courses; Research and Practice; The Calculator and Computer Precalculus Project (C2PC): What Have We Learned in Ten years?; Supercalculators in Undergraduate Mathematics; Teaching Mathematics with Calculators (TMC): A Local and National Inservice Teacher Education Project; Future Direction of the Study of Calculators in Mathematics Classrooms.
 

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George W Bright University of North Carolina at Greensboro Hersholt C Waxman Susan E Williams University of Houston
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Thomas A Romberg University of Wisconsin Madison
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George W Bright University of North Carolina at Greensboro
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Jane F Schielack Clarence J Dockweiler Texas AM University
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Assessing SchoolWide Impact of Calculator Integration Gary G Bitter Mary M Hatfield Arizona State University
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Juanita V Copley Susan E Williams ShwuYong L Huang Hersholt C Waxman University of Houston
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Research and Practice Paul A Kennedy Southwest Texas State University
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Project C2PC What Have We Learned in Ten Years? Bert K Waits Franklin Demana The Ohio State University
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Donald R LaTorre Clemson University
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A Local and National Inservice Teacher Education Project John G Harvey University of Wisconsin Madison
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Hersholt C Waxman Susan E Williams University of Houston George W Bright University of North Carolina at Greensboro
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George W. Bright is Professor of Mathematics at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

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