EMAT 5310/7310
Teaching Mathematics in the Middle School

18 August 2000

"If we build it, they will come" - Field of Dreams

The Technology Principle:

"Technology is essential in teaching and learning mathematics; it influences the mathematics that is taught and enhances students' learning" (NCTM, 2000, p. 24)

Explore a web page designed for middle school mathematics teachers to investigate the concepts of Factors & Multiples. (This web page was designed for the Georgia Teacher Quality Enhancement Plan at the Rockdale County site.)

Reflect on how a spreadsheet can be used for the McNugget Problem.

Group Discussion:

How does the technology influence the mathematics that is taught?

How does the technology enhance students' learning?

In what way is technology essential in teaching and learning mathematics?