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In the age of advanced technology when a push of a button begins a series of connections, the importance of human reasoning power becomes more and more crucial. Only through thinking, scanning the limits of the brain, can the technology be of use to society and to oneself. Throughout this period of technological progress, the skills necessary to exist in this society are changing and in question. The goals and approaches of the elementary school mathematics curriculum are also being questioned. In mathematics education the major influence of technology is its potential for shifting the focus of instruction from an emphasis on manipulative skills to an emphasis on concept development and problem-solving skills. "Technology will change what we teach as much as how we teach it" (Campbell & Fry, 1988, p. 54).

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Master of Arts in Education


Department of Curriculum and Instruction

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Marvin Heller


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