ERIC Number: EJ547793
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
Spreadsheets as Generators of New Meanings in Middle School Algebra.
Abramovich, Sergei; Nabors, Wanda
Computers in the Schools, v13 n1-2 p13-25 1997
Describes how using spreadsheets helped seventh grade algebra students develop problem-solving skills. Topics include the functional dualism of the spreadsheet as a text, uniting enactive and numeric modeling of word problems, new meanings and reciprocal learning, learning through problem "posing," higher levels of thinking, and decreasing intellectual risk and increasing dialogic exchange in a computerized classroom. (DGM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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