Open Access Graduate Research Paper
The purpose of this paper ls to look at one of the most researched and controversial topics concerning the teaching of mathematics today. Should calculators be used in the teaching of mathematics at the elementary level? In the process of examining this question, five areas will be addressed: (a). A Historical Perspective of Calculators, (b). The Calculator's Role ln Page 4 Developing Student/a Attitude Toward Mathematics, (c). The Calculator/a Role in Problem Solving, Cd). Parent/a Viewpoint on Calculator Usage in the Classroom, and (e). Implications of Calculator Assisted Standardized Testing.
Year of Submission
Master of Arts in Education
Department of Curriculum and Instruction
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©1991 David A. Podendorf
Podendorf, David A., "An overview of possible applications and the status of calculators in the public schools" (1991). Graduate Research Papers. 3142.