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Research on Technology and the Teaching and Learning of Mathematics : Vol. 2, Cases and Perspectives (PB) :  Vol. 2, Cases and Perspectives (PB) - Glendon W. Blume

Research on Technology and the Teaching and Learning of Mathematics : Vol. 2, Cases and Perspectives (PB)

Vol. 2, Cases and Perspectives (PB)

By: Glendon W. Blume (Editor), M.Kathleen Heid (Editor)

Hardcover Published: December 2006
ISBN: 9781931576208
Number Of Pages: 468

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(Published in Co-operation with the National Council of Teacher of Mathematics) According to NCTM's Principles and Standards for School Mathematics, "Technology is essential in teaching and learning of mathematics; it influences the mathematics that is taught and it enhances students' learning." How does research inform this clarion call for technology in mathematics teaching and learning? In response to the need to craft appropriate roles for technology in school mathematics new technological approaches have been applied to the teaching and learning of mathematics, and these approaches have been examined by researchers world-wide. The second volume has a dual focus: cases and perspectives. It features descriptive cases that provide accounts of the development of technology-intensive curriculum and tools. In these cases the writers describe and analyze various roles that research played in their development work and ways in which research, curriculum development, and tool development can inform each other. These thoughtful descriptions and analyses provide documentation of how this process can and does occur. The remaining chapters in the second volume address research related issues and perspectives on the use of technology in the teaching and learning of mathematics. The lessons learned from the research presented in these volumes are lessons about teaching and learning that can be applied more broadly than solely in technological settings.

Research in a Pioneer Constructivist Network-Based Curriculum Project for Children's Learning of Fractionsp. 3
The Development of a Dynamical Geometry Environment: Cabri-Geometrep. 31
What Lies Behind Dynamic Interactive Geometry Software?p. 53
From Network to Microcomputers and Fractions to Functions: Continuity in Software Research and Designp. 89
Linking Research and Software Developmentp. 113
Development of the Shape Makers Geometry Microworld: Design Principles and Researchp. 131
Integrating Intelligent Software Tutors with the Mathematics Classroomp. 157
Research-Design Interactions in Building Function Probe Softwarep. 183
Changing Representational Infrastructures Changes Most Everything: The Case of SimCalc, Algebra, and Calculusp. 211
Multiple Representations and Local Linearity-Research Influences on the Use of Technology in Calculus Curriculum Reformp. 255
The Research Frontier: Where Technology Interacts With the Teaching and Learning of Data Analysis and Statisticsp. 279
Keeping the Faith: Fidelity in Technological Tools for Mathematics Educationp. 333
Representations and Cognitive Objects in Modern School Geometryp. 341
From Artifacts to Instruments: A Theoretical Framework Behind the Orchestra Metaphorp. 363
Designing Tasks for the Codevelopment of Conceptual and Technical Knowledge in CAS Activity: An Example from Factoringp. 393
Teacher Education: A Conduit to the Classroomp. 415
Perspectives on Research, Policy, and the Use of Technology in Mathematics Teaching and Learning in the United Statesp. 427
The Role of Research, Theory, and Practice in the Integration of Technology in Mathematics Teaching and Learningp. 449
List of Contributorsp. 465
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ISBN: 9781931576208
ISBN-10: 1931576203
Series: Research on Technology in the Teaching and Learning of Mathematics Ser.: Syntheses and Perspectives : Book 2
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 468
Published: December 2006
Publisher: Information Age Publishing
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 2.4
Weight (kg): 0.67