Creating Meaning for and with the Graphing Calculator

  title={Creating Meaning for and with the Graphing Calculator},
  author={H. Doerr and Roxana Zangor},
  journal={Educational Studies in Mathematics},
  • H. Doerr, Roxana Zangor
  • Published 2000
  • Educational Studies in Mathematics
  • In this study, we seek to describe how the meaning of a tool was co-constructed by the students and their teacher and how the students used the tool to construct mathematical meaning out of particular tasks. We report the results of a qualitative, classroom-based study that examined (1) the role, knowledge and beliefs of a pre-calculus teacher, (2)how students used graphing calculators in support of their learning of mathematics, (3) the relationship and interactions between the teacher's role… CONTINUE READING
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