The Benefits of Mathematical Websites Jennifer Neebe Wednesday, June 11, 2003 Technology • Computers are becoming ever more present • Great to supplement and enhance curriculum How can technology benefit students? Ways to Enhance Learning in the Mathematics Classroom • Software programs • Websites -Student based -Teacher based • Graphing calculators Mathematics Software 1. Algebra Smart 2. Geometer’s Sketchpad 3. Math Cad Student Benefits of Technology • Hands-on learning for those who have trouble focusing • Basic skills help with online tutorials • Homework help • Makes math fun with games and puzzles Examples of Traditional Math Puzzles Example of Internet Math Game Located at: www.funmaths.com Recommended Websites Student based: Teacher based: • Math.com • MathForum.org • QuickMath.com • Standards.nctm.org Teacher Benefits of Technology • Help with computer software programs • Lesson plan ideas • Adds variety to curriculum • Quick reference to standards • Career advancement Graphing Calculators • Save graphing time to be spent analyzing • Education.ti.com In Conclusion… Click on the book to view the related research paper!
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