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Computational media: the universal acid of mathematics teaching (3)

Posted by: Gary Ernest Davis on: December 23, 2009

Calculators and computers as shortcuts I recently sent out the following tweet: republicofmath Should we continue to focus on basics of pencil and paper calculation, especially in early years? #math #technology and got the following replies: stephenwuebker @republicofmath yes! One needs to know how and why calculations work before taking shortcuts w/ computers and […]