Doing Dynamic Math & Tech Adventures

Helping students to improve their problem solving ability is one of the major goals of mathematics education. The dynamic math approach is intended to help facilitate that ability. Preliminaries Students should be organized for small groups activity. Each group chooses a “captain” who will be responsible for sharing his groups decisions. Room arranged appropriately for …

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Welcome to Episode One – The Road Sign Problem – Introduction

Welcome to a new approach towards teaching and learning math with technology. I could call this approach lessons or activities but I prefer to call them adventures because I hope that each adventure will bring a new perspective on learning math with technology. This idea has been on my back burner for a long time …

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Why do the Zeros Disappear When You Press Equal?

by Ihor Charischak This article first appeared in CLIME Connections, Volume 7, No. 1, 1994. The big push over the past few years has been for teachers to use calculators. Unfortunately, the issue is charged because some parents have a hard time supporting teachers who use calculators before their children have learned their algorithms. Though I …

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