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Wood, Judith Body – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 1990
Presented are ideas for the utilization of Microsoft Works in the secondary mathematics classroom. The spreadsheet and graphing capabilities of this software package are demonstrated for several topics including the concept of slope for first year algebra, and creating and interpreting graphs for a general mathematics class. (Author/CW)
Descriptors: Algebra, Computation, Computer Graphics, Computer Uses in Education
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Stuessy, Carol L.; Rowland, Paul M. – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 1989
Discusses a microcomputer-based laboratory (MBL) study (n=75) which uses multiple temperature gathering devices (mercury thermometer, digital thermometer, and computer probe) and graphing methods (hand graphs, delayed computer graphs, and real-time graphs). Reports that MBL real-time graphing provides significant increases in graphing skills. (MVL)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Graphics, Computer Oriented Programs, Computer Uses in Education
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Baird, William E. – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 1988
Presents abstracts from the National Educational Computing Conference held in Dallas, Texas on June 15-17, 1988. Selected topics include: a physical science interactive videodisc project, impact of calculators and computers in secondary math, relationships between graphing and functions, effectiveness of computer use, training science teachers,…
Descriptors: Abstracts, Computer Uses in Education, Computers, Conferences