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ERIC Number: EJ627352
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0040-5841
Computer Algebra Systems: Revolution or Retrofit for Today's Mathematics Classrooms?
Heid, M. Kathleen; Edwards, Michael Todd
Theory into Practice, v40 n2 p128-36 Spr 2001
Discusses how to define and teach algebra given the available technology, highlighting computer algebra systems (CAS), which feature multiply-linked graphical, numerical, and symbolic manipulation utilities. The article describes: today's versus yesterday's algebra; mathematics curriculum and the CAS; and use of CAS in the classroom, which can transform classroom activity, change student behavior, change teachers' roles, and develop skills. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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