Archive for October, 2009

A Teacher’s Guide to Reasoning and Sense Making

By admin - Last updated: Monday, October 26, 2022

Document produced by National Council of Teachers of Mathematics What kinds of experiences should high school mathematics offer students? The key is to provide important mathematical opportunities centered on reasoning and sense making. How can you and other high school mathematics teachers like you give students these kinds of experiences? Click here to access full [...]

The Impact of Graphing Calculators on Student Performance in Beginning Algebra: An Exploratory Study

By admin - Last updated: Monday, October 26, 2022

By Gail Burrill and Glenda Breaux Research Report, Michigan State University Abstract (from report): The exploratory study focused on what students learned in algebra, how it was different for students with differential access to graphing calculators, the use of the technology on tasks of different cognitive demand, and whether the teachers’ background and experience with [...]